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Endurance Glacier is a broad glacier north of Mount Elder, draining south-east to the south coast of Elephant Island in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica, and is the main discharge glacier ... which anchored off the glacier on several occasions in support of the Joint Services Expedition to Elephant Island, 1970– 71.


Frank Arthur Worsley DSO OBE RD (22 February 1872 – 1 February 1943) was a New Zealand sailor and explorer who served on Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914–1916, as captain of the Endurance. ... He was sent to school in Akaroa but when his father moved his family to take up work ...


Due to get off the ice to join my family before Christmas, I was held hostage by a ... I stayed at Union Glacier for all of my seven nights on Antarctica (the South Pole .... For others, however, it is the ultimate expression of human endurance – and ... When I asked Carolyn Bailey,ALE's guest- services manager, about the Pole, ...


Nov 29, 2016 ... A massive glacier at the edge of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is cracking from the inside out at accelerating speed. That's alarming because this ...


Mar 7, 2016 ... “I love pushing the limits of human endurance—and really one step ... “There's about seven glaciers (Antarctica) that are calving at an alarming ...


Dec 10, 1998 ... But to Sir Ernest Shackleton in 1914, the trans-Antarctic hike was one of the last ... a Norwegian shipyard, renamed it Endurance after his family motto, "By endurance ... Trekking over the island's glaciers, Shackleton rejoined civilization and set in ... Help/Feedback | Classifieds | Services | New York Today.


It was July, midwinter in Antarctica, and the darkness of the long polar night ... Since December 1914, the Endurance had battled unusually heavy ice .... he had lived briefly in Dublin as a child, before his parents moved their family permanently to England. ... Christened by Shackleton the Beardmore Glacier after one of the ...


Apr 28, 2017 ... Scientists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Colorado College have unraveled the mystery of a red waterfall in Antarctica.


The main scientific project of Oceanites is its Antarctic Site Inventory, which ... by support from Antarctic Treaty governments and agencies — including the UK ... EXPLORER and the United Kingdom ice patrol vessel HMS Endurance. ... Global Stewardship · In The News · Family and Multi-Generational Travel · Jeopardy!


May 2, 2017 ... In 1911, during an expedition to the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica, geologist Thomas Griffith Taylor discovered something strange: a ...