Ivan Papanin was a Soviet polar explorer and led the expedition, in which people probably entered the North Pole for the first time in 1937.
Carsten Borchgrevink was not the first person on the Antarctic continent. But the first one to overwinter there.
William Speirs Bruce was a young Scot who had travelled to Antarctica for the first time as an expedition leader in 1892-93. Bruce was also a member of the Jackson-Harmsworth Expedition to Franz Josef Land in 1896-97 and 1898 in Spitsbergen in the Arctic.
During an Antarctic expedition, researchers in northern Victorialand discovered a 200-million-year-old fossilized dinosaur footprint. It was a roughly hand-sized trace of an animal from the group of archosaurs.