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Ernest Shackleton - Wikipedia


Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton CVO OBE FRGS was a polar explorer who led three British ... Disaster struck this expedition when its ship, Endurance, became trapped in pack ice and was slowly ... In 192...

Iceberg from Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica | NASA


The voyage of Iceberg B-31 continued in January, 2014 as the giant iceberg drifted over the frigid waters of Pine Island Bay and widened the gap between the  ...

The Big Melt: The Last Antarctic Explorers Are Seeking Answers ...


Jul 1, 2016 ... After eons of change measured in geologic time, Antarctica is now rapidly ... The Endurance, photographed during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic ..... Scientists are noticing the glacier is starting to “lose its grip” on the ridge as it ...

Facts about glaciers | National Snow and Ice Data Center


Presently, 10 percent of land area on Earth is covered with glacial ice, including glaciers, ice caps, and the ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica. Glacierized ...

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Antarctic Glaciers


Mar 2, 2015 ... Explaining the science of Antarctic glaciers. We look at ice streams, ice shelves, recent change, modern Antarctic glaciology and past glacial ...

Endangered glaciers: Alpine ice begins Antarctic voyage - BBC News


Sep 5, 2016 ... Ice taken from a retreating Alpine glacier is moved into a freezer at the start of a mission to store it permanently in Antarctica.