Timeline of women in Antarctica

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The first women at the South Pole were Pamela Young, Jean Pearson, Lois Jones, Eileen McSaveney, Kay Lindsay and Terry Tickhill on 12 November 1969. Rear Admiral David F. Welch is in the middle. First women at the South Pole Pam Young, Jean Pearson, Lois Jones, Eileen McSaveney, Kay Lindsay and Terry Tickhill.jpg
The first women at the South Pole were Pamela Young, Jean Pearson, Lois Jones, Eileen McSaveney, Kay Lindsay and Terry Tickhill on 12 November 1969. Rear Admiral David F. Welch is in the middle.

This is a Timeline ofwomen in Antarctica. This article describes many of the firsts and accomplishments that women from various countries have accomplished in different fields of endeavor on the continent of Antarctica.






















The first female Argentinian scientists in Antarctica during 1968 Irene Bernasconi - Viaje Antartida 1968 - Formacion.jpg
The first female Argentinian scientists in Antarctica during 1968






























In-Young Ahn at King Sejong Station in 2015; she led this station in 1991 Dr. In-Young Ahn at the Korean Antarctic Station, King Sejong in October 2015.jpg
In-Young Ahn at King Sejong Station in 2015; she led this station in 1991




















Felicity Ashton in Antarctica Felicity Aston in Antarctica.JPG
Felicity Ashton in Antarctica












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