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On This Day - August 30th 1916 - The Rescue From Elephant Island.

Rescue From Elephant Island.<p>The Endurance Expedition.<p>August the 30th 1916 would have dawned no different than any of the previous 127 days, for the …

Southern Ocean

On This Day - July 12th 1916 - Tom Crean

Shackleton’s Third Rescue Attempt<p>The Endurance Expedition – Elephant Island<p><i>Emma</i><p>On July 12th 1916, Ernest Shackleton launched his third effort to …

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On This Day 31st December 1911 - Tom Crean

Scott & Polar Team at 87º S, on 31st December 1911<p>Terra Nova Expedition<p>Tom Crean spent New Years Eve 1911 on Antarctica’s Polar Plateau, as a member …

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Scott Reaches the South Pole - On This Day in 1912.

Scott’s Polar Party Reach The South Pole.<p>Terra Nova Expedition.<p>“Great God! This is an awful place …..”<p>Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry …

South Pole

On This Day - January 22nd 1913 - Tom Crean

Memorial Cross Raised On Observation Hill.<p>Terra Nova Expedition.<p>On January 22nd 1913 Tom Crean, and the Terra Nova expedition team, raised a memorial …

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Tom Crean - The Tears Of A Giant - On This Day February 14th 1912 - Tom Crean

The Tears Of A Giant<p>The Terra Nova Expedition<p>On This Day February 14th 1912<p><i>Tom Crean and Bill Lashly were continuing their gruelling return march</i> …

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On This Day - February 4th In Antarctic History - Tom Crean

February 4th 1902<p>Discovery Expedition<p>On 4 February 1902, Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition, landed on the Barrier and unloaded an …

Antarctica

On This Day - February 11th 1912 - Tom Crean

Crean, Evans and Lashly- Return March<p>The Terra Nova Expedition<p>Less than 150 miles from the South Pole, on January 3rd, 1912, Scott decided to send …

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On This Day - February 13th 1912 - Tom Crean

Crean, Evans & Lashly – Return March From The Polar Plateau<p>Terra Nova Expedition<p>February 13th 1912<p><i>By February 13th 1912, Crean, Evans and Lashly had</i> …

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The Death of Edgar Evans on Scott's Return from the South Pole.

Edgar Evans Dies On Scott’s Return March<p>Terra Nova Expedition<p>Edgar Evans – Terra Nova Expedition<p>On February 17th 1912, Edgar Evans died near the foot …

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Tom Crean's Epic Solo March, Feb 18th 1912.

On This Day – February 18th 1912<p>Terra Nova Expedition<p>On the 18th of February 1912, Tom Crean, Bill Lashly and Edward Evans reached Corner Camp on …

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On This Day, February 19, 1912 - Tom Crean Reaches Hut Point

Tom Crean Arrives At Hut Point<p>Terra Nova Expedition<p>It was 3.30 AM, on Monday the 19th of February, when Tom Crean stumbled through the door of the …

Dog Food

The Southern Party reach Mount Hooper Depot, on their return from the South Pole.

Scott arrives at Mount Hooper Depot<p>Terra Nova Expedition<p><b>Scott’s Journal – March 8th, 1912.</b><p>“The great question is, What shall we find at the depôt? If …

Antarctica

On This Day - March 17th 1912 - Tom Crean

Lawrence Oates Walks To His Death<p>Terra Nova Expedition<p>On March 17th 1912, the day of his 32nd birthday, Lawrence Oates walked to his death, from the …

Antarctica

OTD - March 29th 1912 - The Death Of the Polar Party - Tom Crean

The Death Of The Polar Party<p>Terra Nova Expedition<p>Robert Falcon Scott<p>On the 29th of March 1912, in a blizzard battered tent on Antarctica’s Ross Ice …

Antarctica

On This Day - April 9th 1916 - Tom Crean

Shackleton Gives The Order To Sail The Lifeboats<p>The Endurance Expedition – Voyage to Elephant Island Begins<p><i>“Many of the important events of our</i> …

Sailing

On This Day - May 29th 1916 - Southern Sky Rescue Attempt Abandoned

A Failed Rescue Aboard The Southern Sky.<p>The Endurance Expedition.<p><i>“The sea was freezing around us and the ice gradually grew thicker, reducing our</i> …

Antarctica

On This Day - May 21st 1916 - Tom Crean

The Rescue of McCarthy, Vincent & McNish.<p>The Endurance Expedition – South Georgia.<p>Crean, Shackleton & Worsley at Stromness<p>Having only arrived in …

Antarctica

Arrival at Stromness - On This Day - May 20th 1916. - Tom Crean

Arrival At Stromness<p>The Endurance Expedition<p><i>“Pain and ache, boat journeys, marches, hunger and fatigue seemed to belong to the limbo of forgotten</i> …

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On This Day - May 19th 1916 - Tom Crean

Into The Unknown – Crossing South Georgia<p>The Endurance Expedition<p>The almost impossible had been achieved and for Shackleton, Crean, Worsley, …

On This Day - May 10th 1916 - Tom Crean

The <i>James Caird</i> Reaches South Georgia.<p>The Endurance Expedition.<p><i>“We fought the seas and the winds and at the same time had a daily struggle to keep</i> …

Sailing

On This Day April 24 1916 - The Voyage of the James Caird

The Voyage Of The James Caird Begins.<p>The Endurance Expedition.<p>April 24th 1916.<p><i>“The 20-ft. boat had never looked big; she appeared to have shrunk in</i> …

April 16th 1916 - Shackleton's Lifeboats Make Landfall On Elephant Island

Shackleton’s Lifeboats Make Landfall On Elephant Island<p>The Endurance Expedition<p>Ernest Shackleton<p>On April 9th 1916, the ice floe that Shackleton and …

On This Day - April 17th 1916 - Tom Crean

The Voyage To Cape Wild<p>The Endurance Expedition<p><i>“Wild was to proceed westwards along the coast and was to take with him four of the fittest men,</i> …

New study shows warm waters are melting Antarctica from below

The penetration of warm water to Antarctic ice shelves appears to be responsible for their dramatic decline<p>Just this week, a new study has appeared which describes a clever method for measuring the flows of ocean currents and their impacts on ice shelves. This study has identified a major mechanism …