Graham Land

to get instant updates about 'Graham Land' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!


All Updates

Graham Land is that portion of the Antarctic Peninsula which lies north of a line joining Cape Jeremy and Cape Agassiz. This description of Graham Land is consistent with the 1964 agreement between the British Antarctic Place-names Committee and the US Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, in which the name "Antarctic Peninsula" was approved for the major peninsula of Antarctica, and the names Graham Land and Palmer Land for the northern and southern portions, respectively.

Graham Land is named after Sir James R. G. Graham, First Lord of the Admiralty at the time of John Biscoe's exploration of the west side of Graham Land in 1832. It is part of British Antarctic Territory.

Graham Land is the closest part of Antarctica to South America.

Other Countries

The name "Graham Land" is usually not recognized by other countries, such as Argentina, which calls it Tierra de San Martín (Land of Saint Martin) and also calls the northern peninsula of Trinidad. Similarly, Chile calls the entire Antarctic Peninsula the Land of O'Higgins.

See also


Read More

No feeds found

wait Posting your question. Please wait!...

No updates available.
No messages found
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from