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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 ... In 1921, he returned ...

PEM | The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition ...


The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition ... When they reached their destination, they had to scale immense glaciers to get to help on the ...

Antarctic Endurance 2016 – Inspire – Celebrate – Educate


We set out on Antarctic Endurance 2016 to stand on the shoulders of Shackleton, ... navigating through blizzards, digging out buried tents, crossing Glaciers, ...

NOVA - Official Website | Quest for the South Pole - PBS


Mar 26, 2002 ... Early explorers skimmed the boundaries of Antarctica in daring sea voyages to ... Enlarge Photo credit: © WGBH Educational Foundation ... Their goal: to trek with the aid of ponies to the South Pole along the Great Beardmore Glacier. ... on the site for the NOVA program Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance.

NOVA Online | Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance | Timeline 1914 ...


The Endurance enters the pack ice on the way to Antarctica. ... Shackleton, Worsley, and Crean set off to cross South Georgia's glacier-clad peaks to east- coast ...

Teacher Resource Material Primary stage 3 - Shackleton Epic


to float and may break off the glacier becoming an iceberg. Desert. An area .... mission: the Endurance would carry Shackleton and his main party across the Weddell Sea to a landing site .... www.antarctica.gov.au/about-antarctica/ education-.

Students on Ice Antarctic University Expedition 2009 — Day 7


The education program continues to roll and our team is recovering from mild ... Our visit to Elephant Island will include sightings of the Endurance Glacier, the ...

Sir Ernest Shackleton | The Shackleton Foundation


Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton was a key figure in the Heroic Age of Antarctic ... Ireland to Sydenham, London where Shackleton was educated at Dulwich College. ... Glacier passage; the first crossing of the Trans-Antarctic mountain range and it the ... Shackleton returned from the Endurance expedition in the midst of the First ...

Exploration: Antarctic | National Snow and Ice Data Center


Exploration: Antarctic. ... The Endurance wrecked and crushed by the ice. ... Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, sailed into the Weddell Sea in 1914 with a crew of ...

Antarctic Megadunes: Life on the Ice | National Snow and Ice Data ...


The living and working areas for the megadunes team consisted of double- walled Endurance tents with insulated floors. Sleeping quarters were "Scott tents, " ...

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Antarctic Endurance 2016 – Page 2 – Inspire – Celebrate – Educate


The Crean Glacier is an immense mass of ice crashing down from the centre of the island and out into Antarctic bay. Glaciers come in all shapes and sizes but ...

Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure - About WGBH


2001 WGBH Educational Foundation ... aboard the Endurance, it is said that Shackleton posted the following notice:“Men wanted for hazardous journey. .... and crevassed glaciers on foot across South Georgia Island to a whaling station.

Antarctica - National Geographic Society


Jan 4, 2012 ... Antarctica is a unique continent in that it does not have a native ... Education Menu .... As global ice cover (ice sheets and glaciers) decreases, the reflectivity .... the Aurora and the Endurance, at opposite ends of the continent.