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Elephant Island


Elephant Island is an ice-covered mountainous island off the coast of Antarctica in the outer ... The Endurance Glacier is the main discharge glacier. ... James Caird on Easter Monday, April 24, 191...

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


Jan 7, 2016 ... After eons of change measured in geologic time, Antarctica is now rapidly ... In February 1915, pack ice was pushing against the Endurance. ... But these days, the continent's explorers are a different breed: men and women of ..... Scientists are noticing the glacier is starting to “lose its grip” on the ridge as it ...

The Antarctic Sun: News about Antarctica - ENDURANCE Robot


Apr 18, 2008 ... Photo Credit: Peter Rejcek, Blood Falls "pours" out of the Taylor Glacier onto the ice-covered surface of Lake Bonney in the McMurdo Dry ...

Luxury Antarctica & Patagonia Cruises – Seabourn Cruises


Seabourn Cruises brings you to snow-capped volcanoes, glaciers and fjords, the ... from a well-timed glass of champagne to a rejuvenating massage after a day ...

Luxury Cruise from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia Nov 15 2017 | Silversea


Leave bustling Buenos Aires and spend two relaxing days at sea prior to anchoring in unhurried Puerto Madryn. ... transformative experience of witnessing the massive glaciers and ice floes of the Antarctic. ... The Spa at Silversea .... In 1916, when Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance was crushed in pack ice in the Weddell ...

Ultimate Antarctica - Magic Is Photo Safaris


South Georgia has strong historical links to the early days of Antarctic exploration . ... his Imperial Trans-Antarctic (Endurance) Expedition between 1914 and 1917 and ... Antarctic mountains, glaciers, icebergs, ice-caps and the lunar landscape of ... There is a multi-media room for photographers and spa facilities when you ...

Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falklands - National Geographic ...


Travel to Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falkland Islands on an small ship ... Trip Style: Expeditions; Trip Type: Small Ship; 24 Days | Round-trip Buenos .... The untouched beaches, headlands, mountains, glaciers, and nesting ... Enjoy talks by our experts and National Geographic photographer, and unwind in the spa, ...

Antarctica cruise explores king penguin colonies - ExploringCircle


Day 1. Ushuaia, Argentina. Arrive in Ushuaia by ... Other on-board diversions may include photography workshops, spa treatments, ... This breath-taking destination of towering snow-covered mountains, mighty glaciers, and ... in 1916 following the sinking of his ship Endurance.

South Georgia, the Falklands, & Antarctica. Five journeys. 11 to 19 ...


Our shortest journeys—11 days—focus on the Antarctic Peninsula. Our 16-, 17-, and 19-day cruises include the Falklands as well as the South Georgia Islands.

Luxury Cruise from Ushuaia to Ushuaia Jan 09 2017 | Silversea


Departure: Jan 09, 2017, Duration: 18 Days ... Jan 10 2017 Tuesday Day at Sea .... Jan 20 2017 Friday Elephant Island, Antarctica 9:30 AM 2:00 PM SHOW +.

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Antarctica Expedition by Johannes Huwe


Mar 1, 2015 ... The expedition to the Antarctic began with several days spent traveling from ... His ship, the Endurance, was crushed by pack ice and his crew ... Shackleton traversed the glacier on foot, arriving in Stromness on May 20, 1916.

Cool Spa Treatments in Antarctica - Quark Expeditions® Blog


Aug 28, 2015 ... Spa treatments are a great way to rejuvenate at sea, soothe ... After a rewarding day in the Antarctic landscape, passengers onboard the newly ...

'My journey is at an end. I've run out of time and endurance': The last


Jan 25, 2016 ... 'The 71 days alone on the Antarctic with over 900 statute miles covered ... 'I must now do over 16 nautical miles per day until I reach the glacier. ...... in her bikini... before she enjoys a hand and foot massage Chillout time; 22.