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, ...
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 ... In 1921, he returned to the Antarctic with the Shackleton–Rowett Expedition, ..... On Shackleton's return home, public honours were quickly forthcoming.
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In a bid to preserve records of atmospheric activity, climate scientists are looking to transport ice from the planet's mountainous regions, such as the Alps, all the ...
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
Many glaciers in Greenland and in the Antarctic Peninsula are accelerating, which is generally attributed to warmer conditions and more meltwater lubricating ...
Antarctica is a land of extremes: it is the coldest and driest continent on Earth and has ... surrounding it is home to many fish and marine mammals, including whales. ... Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, by Alfred Lansing; Endurance, ... Station on King George Island and the ANI Union Glacier Camp, respectively.
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. ... He had never been there, but he borrowed a transport vessel from the Argentine ...
Jul 3, 2013 ... Geological evidence suggests that West Antarctic shelf could have been available ... leading to widespread retreat of glaciers on the Antarctic Peninsula [ 1]–. .... Indian Ocean are home to a single, endemic, species of nephropid (T. ..... , pulsed larval transport from the continental slope across the shelf ...