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Frank Hurleys photograph of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his five-man crew, setting off on an epic journey of 800-miles (1,500km) across the Southern Ocean in an open boat, is one of the enduring images of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. This photograph was taken on 24 April 1916

Frank Hurley's photograph of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew setting off on an epic journey across the Southern Ocean in an open boat

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Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

A personal selection of the best photographs from the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, selected for composition and subject

Shackleton pictures - page 2 - camps on the ice, boat journey, Elephant Island and rescue

Ernest_shackleton Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, CVO, OBE, FRGS was an Anglo-Irish polar explorer, one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

**Ernest_shackleton Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, CVO, OBE, FRGS was an Anglo-Irish polar explorer, one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

Sir Douglas Mawson, OBE, FRS, FAA (5 May 1882 – 14 October 1958) was an Australian geologist, Antarctic explorer and Academic. Along with Roald Amundsen, Robert Falcon Scott, and Ernest Shackleton, Mawson was a key expedition leader during the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.  Pretty sure this is AWESOME!!! I'm probably related to him!!!!

First Men to South Magnetic Pole January The photo above was taken by Edgeworth David and shows himself (center) and his teammates Dr. Alistair Mackay (left) and Douglas Mawson on the right.

Un cercetător a fost martorul apariţiei fantomatice însă evidentă a lui Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, faimosul explorator anglo-irlandez la 20 ianuarie 2005, pe insula Ross, din Antarctica.

Fantoma lui Sir Ernest Shackleton

Sir Ernest Shackleton, February 1874 – 5 January was a polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic, and one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

A personal selection of the best photographs from the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, selected for composition and subject

A personal selection of the best photographs from the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, selected for composition and subject

The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914–17), also known as the Endurance Expedition, is considered the last major expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Conceived by Sir Ernest Shackleton, the expedition was an attempt to make the first land crossing of the Antarctic continent. After the conquest of the South Pole by Roald Amundsen in 1911, this crossing from sea to sea remained, in Shackleton's words, the "one great main object of Antarctic journeyings". The expedition…

The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition also known as the Endurance…

Return of the "Discovery" expedition from Antartica in 1931 (the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration).   *Those who did not get the memo about camel and navy were excluded from the group portrait, and consequently, the annuls of history.

Return of the "Discovery" expedition from Antartica in 1931 (the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration). *Those who did not get the memo about camel and navy were excluded from the group portrait, and consequently, the annuls of history.

A personal selection of the best photographs from the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, selected for composition and subject

Dog Chris, listening to the gramophone, during the British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition of Photograph taken by Herbert Ponting, circa January

Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen, Peter FitzSimons

Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen by Peter FitzSimons - Books - Random House Books Australia

August 2012: A boy's-own adventure through the Heroic Age of Exploration.

Chronciles the 1912 expeditions to Antarctica, including those by Roald Amundsen, Wilhelm Filchner, and Douglas Mawson.

Sir Ernest Shackelton was a key player in the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. He helped his crew of 28 survive in the elements of the Antarctic for a year and a half after their ship sank. A true beast of a man.

Sir Ernest Shackelton was a key player in the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. He helped his crew of 28 survive in the elements of the Antarctic for a year and a half after their ship sank. A true hero.

The Exhibition of Maps from the Heroic Age of South Polar Exploration, 1770-1930 was held in London in 2012, and 'The Mapping of Antarctica' was published to accompany the exhibition, illustrated with over 100 significant Polar maps.

The Exhibition of Maps from the Heroic Age of South Polar Exploration, was held in London in and 'The Mapping of Antarctica' was published to accompany the exhibition, illustrated with over 100 significant Polar maps.

Antarctic Explorer and Shackleton Comrade Tom Crean - Tom Crean’s accomplishments make “The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration” the understatement of the century.   http://adventure-journal.com/2016/02/antarctic-explorer-and-shackleton-comrade-tom-crean/

Antarctic Explorer and Shackleton Comrade Tom Crean

Scott Leaves Cape Evans - Destination The South Pole.

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