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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endurance_Glacier

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 on the island. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee after HMS Endurance (Captain P.W. Buchanan, Royal ...

www.icemarathon.com

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. A marked course of 42.2km (26.2 miles) will have been prepared in advance and snowmobile support, aid stations and medical personnel will be at hand for the ...

www.coolantarctica.com/Antarctica%20fact%20file/History/Shackleton-Endurance-Trans-Antarctic_expedition2.php

Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance expedition to Antarctica, into the pack ice. ... The long, long night the Endurance in the Antarctic winter darkness, trapped in the Weddell Sea, 27th August 1915 .... We ate our evening meal while the snow drifted down from the surface of the glacier and our chilled bodies grew warm"

explore.quarkexpeditions.com/blog/shackleton-s-legacy-antarctic-exploration-a-century-after-endurance-2

May 28, 2014 ... The Endurance was eventually crushed by the Antarctic's melting ice pack, and the crew was forced to set up camp on ice floes. ... Against all odds, the James Caird landed on South Georgia Island, only to be faced with a 20 mile march across impassable mountains and glaciers to reach the whaling station ...

www.amazon.com/Coolest-Race-Earth-Glaciers-Antarctica/dp/1556527381

The Coolest Race on Earth: Mud, Madmen, Glaciers, and Grannies at the Antarctica Marathon [John Hanc] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on ... The Antarctic, of course, provides all the challenge he could ever want, and his sharp, fun and funny account captures well the incredible ferocity of life there. Though a special ...

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Mar 15, 2009 ... Recorded February 20, 2009. Endurance Glacier is a broad glacier, 7 miles wide, north of Mount Elder, draining southeast to the south coast of Elephant Islan...

www.amnh.org/explore/curriculum-collections/antarctica/the-coldest-driest-windiest-highest-continent/let-s-talk-with-stephanie-shipp-about-glaciers-sea-ice-and-life-on-antarctica

If the West Antarctic Ice Sheet breaks apart, it could release enough water to raise the sea level by six meters (19.7 feet). ... It's tiring, but fun. AMNH: How do you pick the sites where you collect core samples? Stephanie: We work by making a best guess about how far the ice sheet might have expanded, looking for the spot ...

www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=6

This event sells out every year. If it's your dream to do the Antarctic Ice Marathon you need to book early to avoid disappointment. The 4d Itinerary will see you fly by private jet from Punta Arenas, Chile, on 23 November, to the marthon location at Union Glacier, Antarctica. Runners return to Punta Arenas on 26 November.

mentalfloss.com/article/62638/16-cool-facts-about-glaciers

Feb 29, 2016 ... Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com. ... Miles Long. That would be Antarctica's Lambert glacier, named after former Australian director of national mapping Bruce P. Lambert, who helped chart out the area during the late 1950s.