The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914–17), also known as the Endurance Expedition, .... His chosen method of fund-raising was to solicit contributions from wealthy backers, and he .... On 15 January Endurance came abreast of a great glacier, the edge of which formed a bay which appeared a good landing place.
The four-day 2017 itinerary will see competitors fly by private jet from Punta Arenas, Chile, on 23 November to the marathon location at Union Glacier, Antarctica.
The long, long night the Endurance in the Antarctic winter darkness, trapped in .... evening meal while the snow drifted down from the surface of the glacier and ...
Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance expedition to Antarctica, the voyage of the ... A glacier at Point Wild on Elephant Island, those remaining would have seen ...
... Mud, Madmen, Glaciers, and Grannies at the Antarctica Marathon [John Hanc] on ... miles, the world of the marathon is a complex, funny, strange and fascinating one. ... (I just put "Last Place on Earth" and "Endurance in my shopping cart").
New Zealander Frank Worsley captained the Endurance during Sir Ernest Shackleton's ... Worsley also took part in Shackleton's final expedition to the Antarctic in 1922. ... Worsley Icefalls are in the upper part of the Nimrod Glacier, south of the ...
Shackleton considered the expedition's goal—crossing the Antarctic ... For six weeks, the Endurance, which Shackleton had renamed after his family motto, ... station was on the opposite coast, across treacherous glaciers and mountains.
Antarctica is a continent surrounding the South Pole, whereas the Arctic is an ocean ... in the world, the Lambert Glacier, runs through the Prince Charles Mountains, East Antarctica. ... Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition