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WiR redlist index: Polar women

Welcome to WikiProject Women in Red (WiR). Our objective is to turn red links into blue ones. Our scope is women's biographies, women's works, and women's issues, broadly construed.

This list of red links is intended to serve as a basis for creating new articles on the English Wikipedia. All new articles must satisfy Wikipedia's notability criteria; red links on this list may or may not qualify. Lists that are not updated by ListeriaBot (talk) need to be updated manually.

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  • This is a list under development of missing articles on women who are working or have worked in the Antarctic from around the world and notable for their work in various endeavors.
  • This list is created in support of a Wikibomb Event and is listed on the Women in Red editathon page as well as transcluded into the SCAR wikibomb meetup page.


  • Maria Adela Caria, bacteriologist and part of first group of female Argentinian scientists on Antarctica.
  • Elena Martinez Fontes, biologist and part of first group of female Argentinian scientists on Antarctica.
  • Meagan McGrath, First Canadian (male or female) to ski unassisted to the South Pole. [8][9][10][11]
New Zealand
South Africa
  • Dr. Aithne Rowse first South African woman to overwinter in Antarctica in 1959. [13]
United Kingdom
United States
  1. ^ Christensen, Lars (1938-01-01). My Last Expedition to the Antarctic, 1936–1937: With a Review of the Research Work Done on the Voyages in 1927–1937. Oslo: Johan Grundt Tanum. p. 8. 
  2. ^ Legler, Gretchen. On the ice : an intimate portrait of life at McMurdo Station, Antarctica / Gretchen Legler. Minneapolis, Minn: Milkweed Editions. p. 105. ISBN 9781571312822. 
  3. ^ Herdman, Henry; Wiseman, John; Ovey, Cameron (1956-09-01). "Proposed names of features on the deep-sea floor". Deep-Sea Research. 3 (4): 253–261. Bibcode:1956DSR.....3..253H. doi:10.1016/0146-6313(56)90014-4. 
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