Who is Emilio Marcos Palma and why is he famous?
Accordingly, who is the first person born in Antarctica?
Emilio Marcos Palma
Similarly, who does the Antarctic belong to? Among the original signatories of the AntarcticTreaty were the seven countries – Argentina, Australia,Chile, France, New Zealand, Norway and the United Kingdom –with territorial claims to parts of Antarctica, someoverlapping.
People also ask, is anyone native to Antarctica?
Antarctica does not and has never had an indigenouspopulation (there are no native human Antarcticans). Thecontinent was once a part of a larger land mass called Gondwanathat settled over the south pole and split from Australasia andSouth America long before humans evolved.
Has a child been born in Antarctica?
At least 11 children have been born inWest Antarctica. The first was Emilio Marcos Palma,born on 7 January 1978 to Argentine parents at Esperanza,Hope Bay, near the tip of the Antarctic peninsula. In 2001,National Geographic reported that eight children had beenborn at Esperanza alone.