The economic history of the Antarctic region

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Russians Eye Antarctica's Forbidden Minerals
Environment News Service (ENS), 2 May 2001. A Russian prospecting vessel is reported to have just collected data on oil and gas reserves in Antarctica, a global nature reserve where minerals exploitation is forbidden.
Province seeks increased share of peninsula tourism market
Antarctic Non-government Activity News, 23 May 2001. The southern Chilean Province of Magallanes sees the planned up-grade of Chile's Tentiente Rodolfo Marsh airfield on King George Island (KGI) as the key to increasing its share of the growing Antarctic Peninsula tourism market.