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Tag: Sir Ernest Shackleton

  • Tuesday, October 10th 2017 - 02:20 UTC

    New map of South Georgia by British Antarctic Survey unveiled

    The sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia is a haven for wildlife, a centre for wildlife and fisheries research and famous for the epic voyage by Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men.

    A team of cartographers at British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has re-produced a high-resolution updated map of the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. The island, situated at 37°W 54°10’S is a haven for wildlife, a centre for wildlife and fisheries research and famous for the epic voyage by Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men just over a century ago.

  • Friday, May 20th 2016 - 18:20 UTC

    Shackleton Centenary Thanksgiving Service

    HR The Prince Royal, patrol of the UK Antartic Heritage Trust is met by Dean of Westminister The Very Reberend Dr. John Hall

    Tribute was paid to the courage and endurance of the Antarctic explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton, and his men at a centenary service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey in London on Friday, May 20th commemorating their survival in their Trans- Antarctic expedition.

  • Monday, August 11th 2014 - 22:56 UTC

    Falkland Islands and the saga of Sir Ernest Shackleton a century ago

     The expedition left England by the wish of His Majesty shortly after the outbreak of war in 1914 in the stout little Endurance

    One hundred years ago this month Sir Ernest Shackleton set sail from Plymouth on HMS Endurance at the beginning of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17), also known as the Endurance Expedition.

  • Wednesday, July 17th 2013 - 19:47 UTC

    HMS Argyll sailors recreate Shackleton’s trek across South Georgia Island

    The twelve strong team that crossed 26 miles of the island (Photo RN)

    Sailors from HMS Argyll followed in the footsteps of Britain’s greatest polar explorer when they recreated Sir Ernest Shackleton’s legendary trek across the snow and ice of South Georgia Island.

  • Sunday, November 18th 2012 - 02:55 UTC

    'New Falklands horse racing book attracts record sales'

    Patrick Watts MBE gives a copy of his book to Falklands Governor Mr. Nigel Haywood CVO

    Falklands Governor Mr. Nigel Haywood CVO receiving a copy of the newly published book 'The Christmas Sports' from the author, during a reception hosted by the Governor and his wife at Government House to celebrate the official launch of the book which was researched and written by Patrick Watts MBE - the official race commentator for the past 40 years.