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The Great Henry ‘Birdie’ Bowers. The often forgotten man of the most tragic Antarctic tale, that was that of Scott's returning Polar party. Robert Falcon Scott, Captain Scott, Roald Amundsen, Forgotten Man, Arctic Explorers, Heroic Age, Burberry, Mountaineering, Red Riding Hood

The History Press | Titanic and Terra Nova

In a 2015 auction two apparently unrelated stands of history came together - items related to Titanic and negatives from Captain Scott’s Terra Nova expedition.

Taking dogs off Endurance. Fantastic photos from the Shackleton Antarctic expedition. The expedition ship Endurance sank 100 years ago today. Hurley, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Taking Dog, Franklin Expedition, Arctic Explorers, Early Explorers, Heroic Age, Vintage Dog

Stark images of Shackleton's struggle

Newly digitised images tell the sharpest and clearest story of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance Expedition.

Renowned polar explorer Roald Amundsen was born on July He was the first to reach both poles and was highly respected by his peers including explorer Louise Arner Boyd. He perished in Historical Artifacts, Historical Photos, Indira Ghandi, Captain Scott, Roald Amundsen, Arctic Explorers, Colored Pencil Artwork, Exploration, People Of Interest

ROALD AMUNDSEN - was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to reach the North Pole in 1926.

Capt. Lawrence Edward Grace (Titus) Oates (17.3.1880|16.3.1912), English Antarctic explorer, known for the manner of his death during the Terra Nova Expedition, when he walked from a tent into a blizzard, with the words "I am just going outside and may be some time." His death is seen as an act of self-sacrifice when, aware his ill health was compromising his three companions' chances of survival, he chose certain death Captain Scott, Arctic Explorers, Heroic Age, Greatest Adventure, Weird World, Mountaineering, Go Outside, Thing 1, Vintage Photography

Capt. Lawrence Edward Grace (Titus) Oates (17.3.1880|16.3.1912), English Antarctic explorer, known for the manner of his death during the Terra Nova Expedition, when he walked from a tent into a blizzard, with the words "I am just going outside and may be some time." His death is seen as an act of self-sacrifice when, aware his ill health was compromising his three companions' chances of survival, he chose certain death

Fridtjof Nansen in front of the ship in the summer of strongly doubting that the ice drift would lead him to the Pole. North Pole Expedition, Franklin Expedition, Roald Amundsen, Polo Norte, Abandoned Ships, His Dark Materials, Exploration, Hero's Journey, Tall Ships

The Northern Lights Route - Fridtjof Nansen

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

Kathleen and Robert Falcon Scott aboard Terra Nova, with Clements Markham, of the Royal Geographical Society. ca 1913 Vintage Couples, Vintage Men, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Robert Falcon Scott, Captain Scott, Roald Amundsen, Heroic Age, Courageous People

Journey of discovery

Commemorations have recently marked 100 years since the death of Robert Falcon Scott. But what of the women left grieving, asks Zoe Young,...

Captain Robert Falcon Scott Naval officer and polar explorer, arguably the most pioneering British explorer of The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.He reached the South pole on the 17 January 1912 and died during return journey. Robert Falcon Scott, Robert Scott, Captain Scott, Roald Amundsen, Arctic Explorers, Heroic Age, Rare Pictures, Poster Prints, Art Print

La conquista del Polo Sur | Especiales | ELMUNDO.es

Especial La conquista del Polo Sur

Fridtjof Nansen og den norske Nordpolekspedisjonen om bord i Fram, 1896 Robert Falcon Scott, Roald Amundsen, Courageous People, Exploration, My Ancestors, School Photos, Mountaineering, Oslo, Arctic

The Fram Expedition

Nansen's Fram expedition. Nansen in center back. Mannskapet på "Fram" etter hjemkomsten til Kristiania. Oslo, September 1896 Kreditering: "fotograf: ukjent / eier: Nasjonalbiblioteket, bldsa_3c145"

British Pathe, the world's leading multimedia resource with a history stretching back over a century. The finest and most comprehensive archive of fabulous footage and stunning stills. Robert Falcon Scott, Roald Amundsen, Cultural Significance, Exploration, Mountaineering, Arctic, Homeschooling, Norway, Greece

Newsreels, video, archive, film, footage, stills - British Pathé

British Pathe, the world's leading multimedia resource with a history stretching back over a century. The finest and most comprehensive archive of fabulous footage and stunning stills.

A member of the five-man Antarctic expedition team led by Roald Amundsen poses with sled dogs during the journey to the South Pole in Polo Sul, Polo Norte, Dog Photos, Dog Pictures, Der Richter, Roald Amundsen, Heroic Age, Early Explorers, Vintage Dog

Pole to Pole Cross Curriculum Project - Teaching Times

A creative cross curriculum project linked to the theme of the North and South Poles. Ideal for Foundation Stage and Key Stages 1, 2 and beyond.

Roald Amundsen i Ny-Ålesund by Norwegian Polar Institute Roald Amundsen, Svalbard Norway, Arctic Explorers, David Livingstone, Norway Viking, Alesund, Central Asia, Outdoor Photography, Archipelago

Roald Amundsen i Ny-Ålesund

Tittel / Title: Roald Amundsen i Ny-Ålesund Motiv / Motif: Roald Amundsen og Riiser-Larsen. Roald Amundsen skal ut å fly med Dornier-wal flybåtene N-24 og N-25 for å nå til Nordpolen. Dato / Date: 1925 Fotograf / Photographer: Elfrid Erichsen Sted / Place: Ny-Ålesund, Kongsfjorden, Svalbard, Norge / Ny-Ålesund, King's Bay, Svalbard, Norway Eier / Owner Institution: Norsk Polarinstitutt / Norwegian Polar Institute Nansen–Amundsen-året 2011 I 2011 sammenfaller to jubileer av stor…

Roald Amundsen and co., Oslo, Norway - Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo Roald Amundsen, Daily Photo, Oslo, Arctic, Vikings, Norway, Growing Up, Travel Guide, Explore

Roald Amundsen and co., Oslo, Norway - Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo

The team that beat Scott to the South Pole

Norway - Roald Amundsen's most famous expedition started in 1903 with the hope of finding the North West Passage, which men had been searching for since In 1905 he was successful, and is now considered one of the first icons of Norway. Roald Amundsen, Tromso, To Reach, World History, North West, Arctic, The One, Statue Of Liberty, Norway

Norway - Roald Amundsen's most famous expedition started in 1903 with the hope of finding the North West Passage, which men had been searching for since 1539. In 1905 he was successful, and is now considered one of the first icons of Norway.

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