Latest Ernest Shackleton 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.
NEW YORK, Oct.
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.
Zombie worms are coming for your bones – but only if they end up at the bottom of Antarctic waters.
Three bottles of 100-year-old whisky that had been discovered under the floorboards of Ernest Shackleton’s abandoned expedition base in Antarctica were handed over to officials at Scott Base in New Zealand on Saturday, as they continue their journey back to the remote cabin where they were originally found.
In January, a team of British and Australian adventurers will recreate an epic journey, using only the equipment available during the 1916 expedition they are mimicking.
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.
WATERBURY, Vt., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Giovanni Savaglio from Munster, Indiana, wrote the winning blog post in Quark Expeditions' Blog Your Way to the North Pole contest. The 2,535 votes he received from blog readers put Savaglio in the top five, qualifying him for the prize.
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.
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