Фотографии к статье Остров Херд и Острова Макдоналд

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<b>Identifier</b>: reportonscientif02grea
<b>Title</b>: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidreportonscientif02grea">Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 : under the command of Captain George S. Nares, R.N., F.R.S. and Captain Frank Turle Thomson, R.N.</a>
<b>Year</b>: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1889">1889</a> (<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1880">1880s</a>)
<b>Authors</b>: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorGreat_Britain__Challenger_Office">Great Britain. Challenger Office</a> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorChallenger__Ship_">Challenger (Ship)</a> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorThomson__C__Wyville__Charles_Wyville___Sir__1830_1882">Thomson, C. Wyville (Charles Wyville), Sir, 1830-1882</a> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorMurray__John__Sir__1841_1914">Murray, John, Sir, 1841-1914</a> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorNares__George_S___George_Strong___1831_1915">Nares, George S. (George Strong), 1831-1915</a> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorThomson__Frank_Tourle">Thomson, Frank Tourle</a>
<b>Subjects</b>: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/booksubjectChallenger_Expedition__1872_1876">Challenger Expedition, 1872-1876</a> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/booksubjectScientific_expeditions">Scientific expeditions</a>
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<i>cal features that we mentioned at the beginning, and theresults of soundings made by Ross, and on the Gazelle and Challenger, confirmthis view, and point to a probable extension towards the south-west. 142 THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. CHALLENGER. X.—ROCKS OF HEARD ISLAND. After completing the exploration of Kerguelens Land, the Challenger Expeditionturned to McDonald and Heard Islands. The sea-bottom between these groups is very-irregular and rocky. On the way to Heard Island the Challenger, on February 5, 1873,passed to the north of the almost inaccessible islands of McDonald. A landing wasmade on Heard Island, and Mr. Buchanan examined the coast and the rocks descendingto the sea. This island, remarkable for its glacial and volcanic phenomena, wasdiscovered in November 1855 by Captain Heard, in command of the United Statesship- Oriental. According to the Challenger observations, Cape Laurens, the north-west point of the island, is situated in latitude 53° 2 45 S., longitude 73° 15 30 E.</i>

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<i>Glacier, Corinthian Bay, Heard Island, as seen from H.M.S. Challenger. The greatest length from north-west to south-east is 25 miles, its greatest breadth9 miles, and its area about 100 square miles. The southern extremity, rising towardsthe east, forms a long and narrow promontory. The naturalists from the Challengerlanded at the north of the island, in a bay designated on the chart as Whisky orCorinthian Bay. On approaching the place to the south-east of the ship the island wassurrounded by great glaciers coming down close to the shore; the interior was veiledin clouds, entirely concealing the great mountain of Ben Big, about 7000 feet high,which crowns the island. The shore of Corinthian Bay is flat, and is covered with blackvolcanic sand, largely composed of magnetite ; this sandy strip stretches for about halfa mile from the sea to the head of the glaciers. The western side of the bay is formedof a continuous wall of magnificent glaciers. The island here is not wide, and a sandyp</i>


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Остров Херд и Острова Макдоналд — небольшой необитаемый архипелаг в южной части Индийского океана. Состоит из двух основных островов — Херд и Макдональд, а также из множества мелких отдалённых островков, скал и рифов. Принадлежит Австралии. Читать далее
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