One of the ships from John Franklin’s infamous lost expedition has been found! This 19th century expedition was one of
Bingham It was on this day in 1911 that Michu Picchu, a lost mountain city of the Incas, was rediscovered
The Akademik Shokalskiy. Source. Over the past few days the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, a Russian ship filled with almost 70 scientists, tourists
Captain Robert Scott took a gramophone on his expedition to the south pole. Here is one of the dogs, named
Everest It was 60 years ago today, at 11:30 am on May 29, 1953, that climbers Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay set
An artistic rendering of the ad by John Hyatt Many of you have probably seen the famous advertisement which, as
The Bounty 244 years ago today the most famous mutiny in maritime history was committed, sailors led by Fletcher Christian
Shackleton World War I When Shackleton and his men returned to England, they found that the world had fundamentally changed.
On Elephant Island When Shackleton and his men finally arrived at Elephant Island, they were finally back on dry ground,
Crew of the Endurance Right after returning on the Nimrod, Shackleton had declared that he was finished with exploring, and
Shackleton On his return to England, Shackleton was in high demand and the first of the explorers to come home.
Discovery Shackleton’s life would change forever in 1900, when he heard of an expedition that was going to Antarctica. Shackleton