#248 | The Antarctic Treaty

#248 | The Antarctic Treaty

Update: 2022-03-244
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It's an amazing piece of legislation that protects the Earth's most isolated continent.

In this episode, we'll learn all about the history of Antarctica, which countries tried to claim it as their territory, and how the situation was resolved to benefit all humankind.



  • Background to Antarctica

  • The early history of Antarctic exploration

  • Antarctica and whaling

  • The rush to discover the magnetic South Pole

  • The Sixth International Geographical Congress

  • Land claims on Antarctica

  • The Cold War & Antarctica

  • The International Geophysical Year

  • The signing of the Antarctic Treaty

  • What the Antarctic Treaty actually does

  • The future of the Antarctic Treaty

Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/antarctic-treaty


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#248 | The Antarctic Treaty

#248 | The Antarctic Treaty

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