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.
Endurance was the three-masted barquentine in which Sir Ernest Shackleton sailed for the Antarctic on the 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. She was launched in 1912 from Sandefjord in Norway and was crushed by ice, causing her to sink three years later in the Weddell Sea off Antarctica. ... the ship, she was rechristened "Endurance" after the Shackleton family motto ...
Nov 24, 2016 ... Antarctic sea ice had barely changed from where it was 100 years ... to when the Terra Nova and Endurance sailed to the continent in the ... Pine Island Glacier, which drains into the Amundsen Sea in West Antarctica, .... Traditional family doctors dying out due to years of underfunding, Jeremy Hunt admits.
It was July, midwinter in Antarctica, and the darkness of the long polar night had ... and Lieutenant Ernest Shackleton, a twenty-eight-year-old merchant service officer, .... glacier that flowed from the range of mountains abutting the Great Ice Barrier. .... Shackleton renamed her Endurance after his family motto: Fortitudine ...
Jan 7, 2014 ... That dim morning I flew from the ship to the edge of Sjögren Glacier, ... This is the ice that cornered and crushed Ernest Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, in 1915. ..... he admitted he had not yet spoken with the families and briefly attacked ... Bus service is crucial to reducing emissions in the Seattle region.
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.
Ernest Shackleton was born in 1874, to a family of English descent that made ... stories for a berth on a sailing ship, beginning a career in the merchant service. ... dogs, he pioneered a route along the Great Beardmore Glacier with fellow crew ...
In 1914, as the shadow of war falls across Europe, a party led by veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets out to become the first to traverse the Antarctic ...
Apr 21, 2017 ... “Surrounded by nothingness, I journeyed across Antarctica for 30 days,” said Patrick ... Shackleton's heroic expedition from Union Glacier near the Antarctic ... original crew were etched into the paint of the Hyundai by family ancestors, ... “It was about endurance not speed — we only averaged only 17 mph ...