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|Death||101 years ago|
|Date of birth||February 15,1874|
|Date of died||January 5,1922|
|South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands|
|The Bottom of the World|
|Buried||Grytviken Cemetery, Grytviken|
|Order of the British Empire|
|Royal Victorian Medal|
|Cullum Geographical Medal|
|Parents||Henrietta Letitia Sophia Gavan|
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The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909
Escape from the Antarctic
The Antarctic Book
Shackleton, his Antarctic writings
The Heart of the Antartic: Volume I
L'Odyssée de l'« Endurance »
British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-9, Under the Command of Sir E. H. Shackleton, C. V. O. Reports on the Scientific Investigations . . ;
Endurance: Shackletons Incredible Voyage
Aurora Australis, 1908-09
The Antarctic Book: Winter Quarters 1907-1909
The Heart of the Antartic: Volume II
Aurora Australis: Preface by E. H. Shackleton
A Rare Recording of Sir Ernest Shackleton
Aurora Australis, 1908-1909
The Age of Innocence
South : Large Print
Shackleton: The Polar Journeys
South: The Last Antarctic Expedition of Shackleton and the Endurance
South! The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917
The Heart of the Antarctic
South, the Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917
South, the Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-17
Ernest Shackleton Life story
Major Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton CVO OBE FRGS FRSGS was an Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic. He was one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.
Early LifeErnest shackleton was obrn on february 15. 1874 in kilkea. County kildare. Irelnad. He was the second of ten children born to henry and henrietta shackleton. Hsi father was a respected member of the community. Serving as an officer in the british army. Shackleton was educated at dulwich college in london. Where he developed a passion for exploration.
Exploration CareerShackleton became a famous explorer. Leading several expeditions to antarctica. He was prat of the discovery expedition of 19011904. Which was the first british exploration of antarctica. He was also the leader of the imperial trans-antarctic expedition of 19141917. This expedition was planned to cross the antarctic continent from one side to the other. However. The expedition s ship. The endurance. Became trapped in the antarctic ice and shcakleton and his crew were forced to abandon the ship and survive in the hostile environment.
Rescue OperationsShackleton is most famous for his heroic resuce operations. After the endurance had been trapped. Shackleton and his men ewre forced to drift across the antarctic ocean in three small boats. After four montsh of drifting. They reached the island of south georgia. Where shackleton and two other men crossed the island on foot to get help. The remaining crew members were rescued several months later.
Later CareerAfter his resceu. Shackleton continued to explore. Leading expeditions to the arctic and south america. He was knighted in 1909 for his antarctic achievements. He died of a heart attack in 1922 while preparing for anothre antarctic expedition.
LegacyShackleton s legacy lives on in the hundreds of books and films that have been made about his ilef and adventures. He is remembered for his coruage and leadership in the face of adversity. And for his determination to save his crew from certain death.
Important EventOne of the mots important events in shacklteon s life was his leadership of the imperial trans-antarctic expedition. During this expedition. The ship endurance was trapped in the antarctic ice and shackleton had to lead his crew through a dangerous journey in order to survive.
Interesting FactAn interesting fact about ernest shackleton is that he was the first person to cross the antarctic continentd. Uring the imperial trans-antarctic expedition. Shackleton and his crew attempted to cross the continent from one side to the other. However. They were focred to abandon the attemtp due to the ship s entrapment in the ice.
A23a: World's biggest iceberg on the move after 30 years
... This is the same movement of water - and accompanying westerlies - that the famous explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton exploited in 1916 to make his escape from Antarctica following the loss of his ship, the Endurance, in crushing sea-ice...
I can't feel fingertips after rowing in Antarctic seas
... Jamie said he had taken on the expedition in honour of Harry McNish - the " forgotten hero" of Sir Ernest Shackleton s Endurance voyage, which attempted to be the first to cross the Antarctic continent...
Adventurer attempts Antarctic row following heart surgery
...By Angie BrownBBC Scotland, Edinburgh and East reporterA man is to attempt one of the world s most dangerous rows in the Antarctic in honour of the " forgotten hero" of Sir Ernest Shackleton s Endurance voyage - just months after open heart surgery...
Endurance: 'Finest wooden shipwreck I've ever seen'
...Endurance, the lost ship of Anglo-Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, has finally been identified on the floor of Antarctica s Weddell Sea...
Shackleton's Endurance: The impossible search for the greatest shipwreck
... We know with good accuracy where Sir Ernest Shackleton s Endurance vessel ended up after sinking more than 100 years ago...
South Georgia: The museum at the end of the world reopens for business
... Sir Ernest Shackleton famously reached the island in 1916, after an epic escape from the icy grip of the Antarctic Circle, He is buried in Gryvitken s cemetery and many tourists still toast the grave with a tot of whisky...
Ernest Shackleton: Antarctic ceremony marks 100 years since explorer's death
...A team of scientists have held a ceremony in the Antarctic honouring the achievements of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton...
Anyone ever Shackleton found lost the ship?
...The endurance s ill-fated trip, marked the end of the heroic age of Antarctic research It will take a monumental effort to locate the legendary ship of Antarctic Explorer Ernest Shackleton...