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Antarctic Expedition: Gale in the Pack, 1842, painted 1863 by Richard Brydges Beechey (British 1808–1895)

Antarctic Expedition: Gale in the Pack, painted 1863 by Richard Brydges Beechey (British

Explorer Roald Amundsen during his expedition the South Pole in 1911

Centenary of Captain Scott reaching the South Pole – in pictures

On Dec 14 the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first to reach the South Pole – narrowly beating the British team led by Captain Robert Scott

Frank Hurley: Photographs Documenting Shackletons Shipwreck and Story of Survival

Frank Hurley: Photographs Documenting Shackletons Shipwreck and Story of Survival

"a rare look at antarctica, 1911-1914"

A Rare Look at Antarctica, 1911-1914

Fascinating archival photos from the first Australian expedition to Antarctica in a three-year journey into the frozen unknown.

During the Dot-Com boom, circa 1999, some entrepreneurs supposedly raised millions of dollars using only a pitch sketched onto a cocktail napkin. Almost a century earlier, Sir Ernest Shackleton used a banquet menu for a similar purpose. Here's the sketch. It worked! Shackleton's dining companion contributed funds towards the soon-to-be-famous expedition.

Pitching a Potential Donor, Shackleton Sketched This Expedition Map

Explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, gathering funds for his proposed Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition in sketched this route map on a menu card to explain his plans to a prospective donor.

Fram boat

Norwegian schooner Fram, photographed in Antarctica during an expedition by Roald Amundsen ca.

British Antarctic 1963 1s Deep turquoise-blue. SG10. - Click Image to Close

British Antarctic Territory 1963 SG 10 Scott 10 Other British Antartic Territory Stamps HERE

This rare photograph was taken during the gruelling sleding journey during Sir Ernest Shackleton's ill fated  "Endurance" Expedition

This rare photograph was taken during the gruelling sledding journey during Sir Ernest Shackleton's ill fated "Endurance" Expedition

Scottish National Antarctic Expedition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

SNAE (Scottish National Antarctic Expedition) expedition ship Scotia, in the ice at Laurie Island, South Orkneys,

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