Latest Antarctic Heritage Trust Stories
A photographer’s notebook that had been left behind by a member of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica more than a century ago has been recovered from the British explorer’s base in Cape Evans.
Undeveloped photos taken during one leg of Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition have been discovered in the hut of another polar region explorer.
Thanks to Internet search giant Google’s controversial Street View imaging system you can now take a virtual tour of the vast icy, desolate landscape right on your desktop.
A crate of Scotch that once belonged to famous explorer Ernest Shackleton was opened Friday, several months after having been rescued from a 100-plus old prison of Antarctic ice.
The Antarctic base occupied by British explorer Robert Falcon Scott on his ill-fated expedition to the South Pole on foot early last century has been included on a list of the world's 100 most endangered sites.
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