Ernest Shackleton

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Review: 69°S.: The Shackleton Project

“Men wanted for hazardous journey, small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful, honor and recognition in case of success.”  
An ethereal trip to the turn-of-the-century wilds of the South Pole
By THOMAS PAGE MCBEE  |  February 10, 2012

Ice ice baby

In July 1860, Captain Isaac Israel Hayes's schooner, the United States, left Boston and sailed to the Arctic.
Polar landscapes at the Peabody Essex, plus monsters at the Museum of Science
By GREG COOK  |  January 06, 2009

''Great Journeys''

Now that the jungle is withdrawing, and the wilderness is tenanted, the brief of the travel writer has altered somewhat.
From Marco Polo to Twain and Shackleton, with a bit of Pico Iyer
By JAMES PARKER  |  September 24, 2007

Elemental journeys

Exploration is the fodder of Five by Tenn and Tom Crean — Antarctic Explorer .
Five by Tenn , Tom Crean — Antarctic Explorer
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 02, 2006