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Nazi Germany in Antarctica (1939)

The third German Antarctic Expedition (1938–1939) was to find an area for a German whaling station, and to scout possible locations for a German naval base. The secret expedition placed Nazi German flags on the sea ice along the coast.

The world without water, 1694

The world without water. Drawing made by Thomas Burnet in 1694. Thomas Burnet was the first Englishman to attempt a scientific account of the origin of the earth.