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Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition


The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914–17), also known as the Endurance ..... On 15 January Endurance came abreast of a great glacier, the edge of which ... Two men in heavy clothing st...

1915 Antarctic 'Endurance' Expedition Photos - Business Insider


Jun 14, 2012 ... Beginning on August 8, 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton led a crew of 27 Englishman to Antarctica in an attempt to make the first land crossing of ...

Antarctic Explorers: Ernest Shackleton - South-Pole.com


The ENDURANCE would be used to transport the Trans-continental party to the .... In view of the possibility of wintering the ship in the ice, we took extra clothing ..... Shackleton knew there was no glacier in Stromness and realized it must be ...

NOVA Online | Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance | Antarctic Kit ...


Oct 31, 1999 ... The standard issue gear for Shackleton's crew members included ... In addition, since the film's skippers would be sailing replicas of the Endurance lifeboats on the rough Antarctic ... Glacier Traverse (November 10, 1999)

NOVA Online | Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance | Resources | PBS


The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition by Caroline ... extreme cold weather clothing, snow shelters, glacier travel, and rope use and care.

Antarctic Ice Marathon


... Chile, on 18 November to the marathon location at Union Glacier, Antarctica. ... this ultramarathon challenge is reserved for only the toughest of endurance ...

Shackleton's Legacy: Antarctic Exploration a Century After Endurance


May 28, 2014 ... The Endurance was eventually crushed by the Antarctic's melting ice pack, ... be faced with a 20 mile march across impassable mountains and glaciers to reach ... Ice boots, crampons, waterproof clothing and hand-held digital ...

Sir Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic Endurance Journey to Be Retraced ...


Oct 11, 2012 ... Antarctic Adventure: Tracing Ernest Shackleton's 'Endurance' ... Jarvis, 46, says they will wear the same seal skin parkas the British had back then, and ... They then had to climb across glaciers and crevasses to reach the one ...

Antarctica, 100 years since Shackleton - Telegraph


Jan 15, 2015 ... Almost exactly a century ago since Ernest Shackleton's Endurance was beset by ice, Jonathan Thompson finds Antarctica's ... To gaze on sheer ice cliffs and listen to the polar silence, punctuated only by ancient glaciers cracking their ... the centenary of Shackleton's expedition, which the clothing company ...

Antarctic cruise: Sailing in the wake of Shackleton - Telegraph


Sep 26, 2015 ... In Antarctica, Juliet Rix sets out on a voyage to commemorate the centenary of Ernest ... Shackleton's ship, the Endurance Photo: GETTY ... we sat with jackets off amid glacier-striped hillsides, watching penguins – cartoon-like ...

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Endurance - Cool Antarctica


Shackleton, British Trans-Antarctica Expedition 1914-17, Endurance. ... The glacier was discovered in the course of the U.S. Navy LC-130 plane flight over the ...

Shackleton - Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance ... - Cool Antarctica


Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance expedition to Antarctica, into the pack ice. ... Shackleton ordered the boats, gear, provisions and sledges lowered onto the ... evening meal while the snow drifted down from the surface of the glacier and ...

Sir Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventure - About WGBH


Black and white archive image of Endurance in ice alignment spacer ... Well- supplied for the Antarctic crossing, they had sufficient food and warm clothing, and the ... was on the opposite coast, across treacherous glaciers and mountains.

Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance expedition ... - Cool Antarctica


Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance expedition to Antarctica, the voyage of ... A glacier at Point Wild on Elephant Island, those remaining would have seen ... to spread their clothing and other gear over the boat deck and the mast to dry out.

Sir Ernest Shackleton - Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure


Black & white image of Endurance in pack-ice. alignment spacer ... With meager food, clothing and shelter, Shackleton and his men were stranded on ... however, so their last hope was to cross 26 miles of mountains and glaciers, considered ...