December 1, 1959

On This Date in! in 1959, 12 countries, including the United States and the USSR, signed a treaty that set aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve, which would be free from military activity. Special hazard zones were also established at that time, requiring UN approval to enter. Those zones included the Pabodie Mountain Range and Leng Plateau, both which were discovered in 1930 by Frank H. Pabodie, PhD, Miskatonic University.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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