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Ernest Shackleton

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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 ... In 1921, he returned to t...

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

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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. ... parts of New York City, Miami and Mumbai, India—to abandon their homes. ..... Scientists are noticing the glacier is starting to “lose its grip” on the ridge as it melts, .....

Jonathan Franzen Goes to Antarctica - The New Yorker

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May 16, 2016 ... An uncle's legacy and a journey to Antarctica. ... It was true that there were extraordinary birds to be seen, not just penguins ..... The patience of the molters, their silent endurance, was impossible not to admire in human terms. ..... federally subsidized tenants always kept their homes too hot in the winter and...

Ultimate endurance test: 7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents - US News

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Dec 3, 2015 ... 23, 2016, she'll be in Union Glacier, Antarctica, to run the first of seven full marathons. Next up, on consecutive days: back-to-back marathons in ...

Antarctica - National Geographic Society

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Jan 4, 2012 ... Antarctica is a unique continent in that it does not have a native ... Glacial ice moves from the continent's interior to these .... the Aurora and the Endurance, at opposite ends of the continent. .... branch of a nation's armed forces that is responsible for coastal defense and protection of life and property a...

Henry Worsley, a British Adventurer Trying to Cross Antarctica, Dies ...

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Jan 25, 2016 ... “I have run out of time, physical endurance and a simple sheer ... The death was reported on the website of the Royal Foundation, the philanthropic agency of the Duke ... Mr. Worsley died after trying to cross the Antarctic alone and without ... the Transantarctic Mountains and across the Beardmore Glacier.

Antarctica travel guide - Wikitravel

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Open source travel guide to Antarctica, featuring up-to-date information on ... Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, by Alfred Lansing; Endurance, by ... to Frei Station on King George Island and the ANI Union Glacier Camp, respectively. .... Vavilov, true ice strengthened ships to explore Antarctica and the high Arctic.

1915 Antarctic 'Endurance' Expedition Photos - Business Insider

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Jun 14, 2012 ... Beginning on August 8, 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton led a crew of 27 Englishman to Antarctica in an attempt to make the first land crossing of ...

Six months, seven mountains, two poles — and the pursuit of one ...

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Jan 11, 2016 ... Rentals · Where We Live · Recently Sold Homes ... “To set the world record is the goal and would be a dream come true, but ... “He got to a place where he realized that endurance sports are pretty ... O'Brady left his Portland, Ore., home on Christmas, flying to Chile and then Union Glacier in Antarcti...

Ernest Shackleton's Endurance: The quest to find the lost ship that ...

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Jan 5, 2013 ... Ernest Shackleton set off in 1914 on his Imperial Trans-Antarctic .... had to hike across mountains and glaciers to reach a remote whaling station. ..... to buy three stately homes including childhood home of a Prime Minister in ...

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Fast-spreading crack threatens giant Antarctic ice shelf | Science News

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Jun 19, 2015 ... A fast-spreading crack threatens Larsen C, one of Antarctica's biggest ... If the shelf breaks off and the glacier flows a little faster, the ice will cool the water more as it melts. ... Water is the real greenhouse gas and temperature regulator. .... The fact that government-paid scientists and agencies are taking...

Some Selected Antarctic Websites - The Antarctic Circle

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Antarctic websites, like websites in general, come and go and continually ... those managers of national agencies responsible for the conduct of Antarctic ..... In any event, Shackleton describes here the hazards of crossing the Beardmore Glacier: ... Focuses on Frank Hurley and the Shackleton's Endurance expedition using ...

2 from US join elite club: 7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents | Sports ...

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Jan 29, 2016 ... BOSTON (AP) — Two American endurance athletes have just redefined the meaning of the term ... "Antarctica and running on glaciers.