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Shackleton polar expedition photos by Frank Hursley

  Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914-17 expedition was an attempt to cross Antarctica from one side to the other via the South Pole, but in January 1915 the expedition ship, the Endurance, became locked in the ice of the Weddell Sea, … Continue reading

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Strange and beautiful landscapes from the Row to the Pole expedition to Magnetic North

    These fascinating landscapes come from members of the Row to the Pole expedition led by veteran Arctic explorer Jock Wishart. Click on the shots for a much bigger and better view: all but the last image are taken by … Continue reading

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YouTube clips of ice yachting in Holland

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Ice yachting in Holland Dominic von Stösser has emailed to point out another intriguing YouTube clip, this time showing ice yachting in Holland: ‘Hi Gavin! ‘Seems USians aren’t the only ones sailing on ‘hard water’ — I found a … Continue reading

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