Kōrero: Antarctica and New Zealand

Signing the Antarctic Treaty

Signing the Antarctic Treaty

United States representative Herman Phleger signs the Antarctic Treaty in December 1959. Phleger sent this photograph to Laurence McKinley Gould, a scientist and Antarctic explorer whose publications and lecture tours on his polar experiences helped shape the United States’ approach to the region in the mid-20th century. Phleger’s writing on the photograph reads: ‘To Laurence Gould, without whom there would be no Antarctica treaty, with warm regards, Herman Phleger’.

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Nigel Roberts, 'Antarctica and New Zealand - The Antarctic Treaty', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37206/signing-the-antarctic-treaty (accessed 6 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Nigel Roberts, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012