Indeed, shackleton's greatness as a leader on the endurance owes much to the sometimes insane suffering of his earlier antarctic experiences the heroic age began when the ship discovery , under the command of captain robert falcon scott, set out for antarctica's mcmurdo sound in august 1901. South with endurance the imperial trans-antarctic expedition 1914 - 1917 after roald admunsen had reached the pole, ernest shackleton was still craving an antarctic quest, and set himself the challenge of being the first man to cross antarctica, by land, through the south pole, from the weddell sea to the ross sea. The shackleton endurance expedition to antarctica between 1914 and 1916 is one of the most amazing stories of survival in 1914, just as world war 1 was starting, ernest shackleton embarked on a journey to cross the antarctic continent in the endurance. Website to mark the centenary of sir ernest shackleton's mission to the antarctic, ultimately the mission was a failure but the incredible story of how shackleton led the crew through survival in the most inhospitable place on earth.
Endurance : shackleton's incredible voyage by alfred lansing light shelf wear and minimal interior marks millions of satisfied customers and climbing thriftbooks is the name you can trust, guarantee. Ernest shackleton had already made a name for himself as an intrepid explorer, having reached a record southern latitude on his antarctic expedition of 1907-1909, when he set sail on the endurance. Shackleton led the 1914-1917 trans-antarctic expedition the story of endurance is the story of persistence and determination its success was the safe return of all its 28 crew through the perilous 1,000+ mile open ocean journey across ice-packed, extreme all-weather conditions.
Fyi: the endurance is being published in association with the american museum of natural history, which in march 1999 will open an exhibit, curated by alexander, chronicling shackleton's voyage a feature-length imax film on the subject will be released then, as well. Sir ernest henry shackleton cvo obe frgs (/ˈʃækəltən/ 15 february 1874 - 5 january 1922) 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. The true story of shackleton's 1914 endurance expedition to the the south pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice. Shackleton set sail aboard the endurance from south georgia island in december of 1914 in a quest to be the first to cross the antarctic continent but the ship got trapped in ice the following. Endurance: shackleton's incredible voyage by alfred lansing the astonishing saga of polar explorer ernest shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound antarctic seas, as time magazine put it, defined heroism.
Before the expedition, shackleton named the ship endurance from his family motto, fortitudine vincimus (by endurance we conquer) very interesting is it to know the crew survived between the wreckage of their ship, endurance, and their rescue only though tough endurance, so shows their story from this book. Shackleton returned to the lecture circuit and published his own account of the endurance expedition, south, in december 1919 in 1920, tired of the lecture circuit, shackleton began to consider the possibility of a last expedition. The mental and physical challenges encountered by shackleton and his team was, and remains, the finest example of leadership and human endurance unsurpassed in modern day history 4 of 4 people found this review helpful. Ernest shackleton's failed quest to reach the south pole is still a management tutorial in how to face repeated crises the crew of his ship, the endurance, was photographed in july 1915 while.
Ernest shackleton biography explorer (1874-1922) sir ernest henry shackleton was an irish-born british explorer who was a principal figure of the period known as the heroic age of antarctic. Sir ernest shackleton's name will for evermore be engraved with letters of fire in the history of antarctic exploration - roald amundsen ernest shackleton's trans-antarctica expedition of 1914 - 1917 is one of the most incredible adventure stories of all time. Find great deals on ebay for shackleton endurance shop with confidence. Follow the expeditions as they unfolded in real-time on this web site, and also watch for a nova giant screen film shackleton's antarctic adventure, as well as a nova program, shackleton's voyage.
Endurance, shackleton's incredible voyage by alfred lansing, narrated by simon prebble, blackstone audio book this is an incredible account of a december, 1914, british antarctic expedition of 28 men and their venture to sail to the weddell sea. The endurance is a short, quickly-paced book about ernest shackleton's failed expedition to cross the antarctic the book was originally intended as a companion volume to the american museum of natural history's 2011-12 exhibition, but can be read and enjoyed on its own. Endurance was the three-masted barquentine in which sir ernest shackleton sailed for the antarctic on the 1914 imperial trans-antarctic expedition she was launched in 1912 from sandefjord in norway and was crushed by ice, causing her to sink three years later in the weddell sea off antarctica.
The exhibition, which was on view from april 10 - october 11, 1999 at the american museum of natural history, documented one of the greatest tales of survival in expedition history: sir ernest shackleton's 1914 voyage to the antarctic. Endurance npr coverage of endurance: shackleton's incredible voyage by alfred lansing news, author interviews, critics' picks and more endurance books endurance shackleton's incredible voyage. The endurance finally broke up and sank below the ice and waters of the weddell sea on november 21st 1915 the men had saved as many supplies as they could (including frank hurley's precious photo archive) before she disappeared.