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Era in the exploration of the continent of Antarctica which began at the end of the 19th century, and ended after the First World War; the Shackleton–Rowett Expedition of 1921–1922 is often cited by historians as the dividing line between the "Heroic" and "Mechanical" ages. Wikipedia

  • Shackleton–Rowett Expedition

    Sir Ernest Shackleton's last Antarctic project, and the final episode in the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Sometimes referred to as the Quest Expedition after its ship Quest, a converted Norwegian sealer. Wikipedia

  • Nimrod Expedition

    The first of three successful expeditions to the Antarctic led by Ernest Shackleton. To be first to the South Pole. Wikipedia

  • Ernest Shackleton

    Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic. One of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Wikipedia

  • List of Antarctic exploration ships from the Heroic Age, 1897–1922

    This list includes all the main Antarctic exploration ships that were employed in the seventeen expeditions that took place in the era between 1897 and 1922, known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. A subsidiary list gives details of support and relief vessels that played significant roles in the expeditions they were commissioned to support. Wikipedia

  • History of Antarctica

    The history of Antarctica emerges from early Western theories of a vast continent, known as Terra Australis, believed to exist in the far south of the globe. Coined by Marinus of Tyre in the 2nd century AD. Wikipedia

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    Earth's southernmost continent. Situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. Wikipedia


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    • He was one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.Ernest Shackleton-Wikipedia
    • The Imperial Trans-Antarctic expedition of 1914–1917 is considered to be the last major expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition-Wikipedia
    • Belgicas voyage marked the beginning of what became known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, and was rapidly followed by expeditions from the United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany and France.Amundsen's South Pole expedition-Wikipedia
    • The expedition has been described as "by far the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age."Scottish National Antarctic Expedition-Wikipedia
    • The expedition used a combination of traditional and modern practices in Antarctic exploration, using both dog teams and motor sledges as well as a single-engine de Havilland Fox Moth aircraft for exploration.British Graham Land expedition-Wikipedia
    • Shackleton's death marked the end of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, a period of discovery characterised by journeys of geographical and scientific exploration in a largely unknown continent without any of the benefits of modern travel methods or radio communication.Ernest Shackleton-Wikipedia

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