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Two men struggling to walk through the snow and against heavy wind.

Two men struggling to walk through the snow and against heavy wind.

A century ago, Douglas Mawson saw his two companions die and found himself stranded in the midst of Antarctic blizzards.

The Most Terrible Polar Exploration Ever: Douglas Mawson’s Antarctic Journey

A century ago, Douglas Mawson saw his two companions die and found himself stranded in the midst of Antarctic blizzards.

Exmoor explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has backed an urgent appeal to save negatives of photographs taken by Plymouth explorer Captain Scott on his ill-fated last polar expedition. The negatives are described as an “extraordinary visual record” of Scott’s famous 1912 Terra Nova Expedition in which he and his four companions perished on their return from being beaten to the South Pole by Norwegian Roald Amundsen.

Exmoor explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has backed an urgent appeal to save negatives of photographs taken by Plymouth explorer Captain Scott on his ill-fated last polar expedition. The negatives are described as an “extraordinary visual record” of Scott’s famous 1912 Terra Nova Expedition in which he and his four companions perished on their return from being beaten to the South Pole by Norwegian Roald Amundsen.

Hurley, Frank, Ice mushroom, Mackellar Islets, Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

Hurley, Frank, Ice mushroom, Mackellar Islets, Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

Sir Ernest Shackleton arrives at elephant island to take off marooned men.

Sir Ernest Shackleton arrives at elephant island to take off marooned men.

Fridtjof Nansen in front of the ship in the summer of 1894, strongly doubting that the ice drift would lead him to the Pole.

Fridtjof Nansen in front of the ship in the summer of 1894, strongly doubting that the ice drift would lead him to the Pole.

1 of 3  A six-person team travelled to Cape Denison, some 2500km south of Hobart, to clear out the headquarters of Australia's first Antarctic Explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson.  It was the first time since the 1930s that the hut had been cleared of ice and snow, and in the process, the team revealed a host of forgotten treasures.  David Killick is a journalist with the Hobart Mercury and was the communications technician, photographer, and general hand on the expedition.

1 of 3 A six-person team travelled to Cape Denison, some 2500km south of Hobart, to clear out the headquarters of Australia's first Antarctic Explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson. It was the first time since the 1930s that the hut had been cleared of ice and snow, and in the process, the team revealed a host of forgotten treasures. David Killick is a journalist with the Hobart Mercury and was the communications technician, photographer, and general hand on the expedition.

A Voyage To Antarctica By René Koster – iGNANT.de

A Voyage To Antarctica By René Koster

A Voyage To Antarctica By René Koster – iGNANT.de

Adventure, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Colour, Graham Land, Materials, Mountains, Places, Prospect Point, blue, crevasse, edge, glacier, ice, ...

Adventure, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Colour, Graham Land, Materials, Mountains, Places, Prospect Point, blue, crevasse, edge, glacier, ice, ...

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