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Ernest Shackleton

Exposición sobre Ernest Shackleton

La Prensa Austral - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
El jueves 7 de julio, en los salones del Hotel Dreams, se realizó el acto inaugural de la exposición Shackleton 100 años, que conmemora la hazaña del expedicionario británico en el territorio antártico. La ceremonia contó con la presencia de la nieta ...

An 18-day adventure on the lonely continent

EsquireMe - ‎7 hours ago‎
A century ago, it provided unlikely shelter for the majority of the crew of The Endurance, Sir Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated ship which had been crushed and sunk by ice in the Weddell Sea.

Timothy McCarthy Polar Medal sold for £65000 at auction

Irish Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A Kildare museum dedicated to Sir Ernest Shackleton failed to match the final bid of £65,000 paid at auction in London yesterday for a Polar Medal for Cork-born Antarctic adventurer Timothy McCarthy.

Kildare museum to bid for medal awarded for Antarctic rescue

Irish Times - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A Co Kildare museum focused on explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton intends to make a bid for a polar medal awarded to one of his Irish colleagues, Able Seaman Timothy McCarthy.

Coming into focus

The Times (subscription) - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
It's the true-life story of Picture This, a young pop-rock band from Co Kildare who are competing with their fellow musician Jack L and the polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton for the title of “Athy's most famous sons”. A four-piece based around the ...

Frozen in time: Haunting 100-year-old images window into harshness of Antarctic expeditions

News24 - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The following photographs are believed to be of Ernest Shackleton's Ross Sea Party dating back to 1914-1917, which spent time living in Scott's hut after being stranded on Ross Island when their ship blew out to sea.

Crystal appoints expert guides for first Northwest Passage voyage

Cruise and Ferry - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Expedition Voyage Consultants will provide shoreside support during the voyage, while Crystal Serenity's escort vessel, RRS Ernest Shackleton, will carry additional guides and crew. In addition to planned expeditions, the ship's captain will position ...

Bob Geldof and Professor Michael Storper receive Royal Medals

Geographical - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Formally approved by Her Majesty the Queen, the Royal Medals have previously been awarded to, among others, David Livingstone, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Professor Diana Liverman, Sir Crispin Tickell and Sir David Attenborough. The Society's 2016 medals ...

Top Experts to Lead Onboard Enrichment for Crystal Cruises' Historic Northwest Passage Transit

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
For shore-side support, Crystal is working with the experts from Expedition Voyage Consultants while Crystal Serenity's escort vessel, the RRS Ernest Shackleton, will carry additional guides and crew. Aboard Crystal Serenity, guests will enjoy ...

Come sail away at Ships of the Sea

Connect - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Reid will present his John Paul Jones-inspired work, while Zentz, a Ships of the Sea Museum frequenter, will share his songs on explorer Ernest Shackleton. During his time in Battlefield Band, Reid revolutionized traditional music through his use of keys.

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Works by the Next Generation of Composers

Town Topics - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Vermont native Matthew Browne reached back to the 19th-century form of the tone poem for Farthest South, a musical depiction of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's early 20th-century expedition to Antarctica. Browne focused on Shackleton's arrival at ...

Travel By The Book: Our Favorite Stories About Journeys And Places

KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
"South: The Endurance Expedition," by Ernest Shackleton: The ill-fated expedition to Antarctica aboard the ship Endurance is one of global exploration's most infamous tales.

Former navy sailors gather in New Plymouth for an All Ships reunion

Taranaki Daily News - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
To prove it he has a jar of salt he found outside Ernest Shackleton's hut in 1960. The old salt was also on the Royalist in 1957 and 1958 and took part in the Malaya confrontation.

Roamer: Ireland's polar heroes whose stories are lost in the frozen mists of time

Belfast Newsletter - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Some have been mentioned here before, like Antarctic explorer and colleague of Scott - Ernest Henry Shackleton from County Kildare, and Banbridge's Francis Crozier, who disappeared in 1845 on Sir John Franklin's search for a North West Passage.

Seascapes Podcast – Vice Admiral Mark Mellett on The Navy's Humanitarian Mission in the Med

Afloat - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A historically important Polar Medal awarded to an heroic Irish sailor who was one of five men chosen by the explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton to accompany him on what is arguably the greatest open-boat journey of all time was set to be auctioned by Dix ...

Polar Expedition Cruising… Your Way

High50 - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Use the internet to not just learn about polar destinations - the wildlife or the history of early explorers like Ernest Shackleton and Roald Amundsen - but also to compare the various polar cruise operators. Wellmeier suggests that prospective polar ...

Arctic is very treacherous area for cruise says USCG

Passenger Ship Technology (press release) (subscription) - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
During its 32-day trip from Anchorage in Alaska to New York, the ship will be accompanied by the research vessel Ernest Shackleton, chartered from British Antarctic Survey, which has two small helicopters. “If we needed to get a big helicopter up there ...
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Cine latinoamericano, #Invernadas2016, 100 años de Shackleton y más en agenda cultural

Prensa Antártica (Comunicado de prensa) (Suscripción) - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Cuarenta y tres títulos exhibirá la X Muestra de Cine Polo Sur Latinoamericano. Películas de Brasil, Argentina, Cuba, México y Perú, entre otros, incluye la oferta cinematográfica. La muestra comienza este lunes 25 de julio a las 19.00 en el Centro ...

Encuentran sorprendentes negativos de 100 años de antigüedad en un bloque de hielo de la Antártida

El Ciudadano | Noticias que Importan (Comunicado de prensa) - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
La tripulación del Aurora, uno de los barcos del explorador anglo-irlandés Ernest Shackleton, quedó varada en la Antártida. En el equipo llamado Mar de Ross viajaba un fotógrafo, que documentó los primeros días que estuvieron en el estrecho de McMurdo ...
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Feria del Libro, Shackleton 100 años, cine antártico y más en cartelera cultural

Prensa Antártica (press release) (subscription) - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Continúa la Feria del Libro Dinko Pavlov, organizada por la Unidad de Gestión Cultural de la Municipalidad de Punta Arenas, en el marco de la Invernada 2016. La feria concluye este domingo 17 de julio y se realiza en el nuevo Centro Cultural, ubicado ...