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Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition


Frontal view of ship with sails all set, moving through thick sea ice ... The expedition required two ships: Endurance under Shackleton for the Weddell .... as far as the Beardmore Glacier, hopefull...

The Voyage of the Endurance - Study of Place


Almost entirely covered by an icecap, the Antarctic continent is home to 90 percent of ... Shackleton's plan was to sail the Endurance west across the Atlantic to ... was actually moving steadily as the pack ice was shoved away from Antarctica by .... 29 miles away across mountains and glaciers that had never been explored.

Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-1916 - Scott Polar ...


Oct 27, 2015 ... ... Antarctic with the aim of meeting on top of the Beardmore Glacier, ... Shackleton would lead the Endurance from the Weddell Sea, the ... All ambitions of crossing Antarctica vanished as Shackleton now worked to get his men home safely. ... and North Russia in charge of Arctic Equipment and Transport.

Antarctic Explorers: Ernest Shackleton - South-Pole.com


Shackleton felt that the first crossing of the Antarctic Continent, from sea to sea via ... the arrival of the Trans-continental party at the top of the Beardmore Glacier . ... The ENDURANCE would be used to transport the Trans-continental party to ..... Adrift on their new "home", they crossed the Antarctic Circle on New Year'...

Unsupported & Unaided: Former Officer To Cross Antarctica Alone ...


Oct 20, 2015 ... Unsupported & Unaided: Former Officer To Cross Antartica Alone ... With no air-dropped food, nothing but skis for transport and no-one for company, ... He sailed with his ship Endurance which had been built in a Norwegian ... tip will fly to Union Glacier in early November, his Antarctic logistics base.

Antarctica travel guide - Wikitravel


Open source travel guide to Antarctica, featuring up-to-date information on attractions ... surrounding it is home to many fish and marine mammals, including whales. ... Endurance : Shackle ton's Incredible Voyage, by Alfred Lansing; Endurance, ... Station on King George Island and the ANI Union Glacier Camp, respectively.

Expeditions - Antarctica 2013 - Home - Hamilton College


Ice shelves limit calving of icebergs and sediment transport from the glaciers, ... Shackleton on the infamous voyage of the Endurance nearly a century ago.

Antarctica (2009 Winter Vacation)


My journey through Antarctica. ... 6 minute video of Endurance Glacier on Elephant Island in Antarctica. ... We are moving toward Endurance Glacier. .... While this cruise was beautiful with all the comforts of home, being able to actually step ...

The Antarctic Sun: News about Antarctica - ENDURANCE Robot


Apr 18, 2008 ... Science Home ... Photo Credit: Peter Rejcek, Blood Falls "pours" out of the Taylor Glacier onto the ice-covered ... Space robot headed for test in Antarctic lake ... Project Web site: ENDURANCE External Non-U.S. government site ... An Air Force C-17 will transport the 1,350-kilogram robot to Antarctica.

History of Antarctica - Lonely Planet Travel Information


History of Antarctica, experience the modern and ancient historic past events, people ... we recognize today, and the continents, subcontinent and islands began moving into ... Shirase; Mawson; Filchner; Shackleton's endurance expedition; Wilkins ..... Now diminished by two (Relief had been sent home as unsuitable for ice ...

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Union Glacier Camp | Adventure Network International


Union Glacier is the only facility of its kind in Antarctica. ... conditions and are based on a design used by Shackleton's Endurance expedition. ... ski aircraft transport passengers, cargo and fuel beyond Union Glacier Camp. ... Far from home.

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


Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance expedition to Antarctica, into the pack ice. ... in places, the opposing floes are moving against one another at the rate of about 200 yds. per hour. ... We ate our evening meal while the snow drifted down from the surface of the glacier and our chilled ... E-book - The Home of the Blizzard

The South Georgia Traverse - Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure


Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure: A Giant-Screen Film, black alignment spacer ... save the Endurance crew—was the historic 26-mile crossing of South Georgia Island, ... the mountains and glaciers of this island to reach Stromness whaling station. ... Endurance expedition, with the sailing and the dramatic return home, was ...

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 ...

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 ... of the show and are complemented by moving images of a tumultuous ocean projected on the walls. ... sled dogs, and the slow demise of their home for ten months, the Endurance.