Shakleton was an inspiring leader and lead one of the most amazing Antarctic explorations. "Miraculously, not one man was lost, surviving extreme cold, breaking ice floes, leopard seal attacks and an open boat journey". Read all about it here: A Miraculous Antarctic Journey Learn more about Shakleton's incredible expedition at NOVA: Voyage of Endurance.
These pages give a journal of images and descriptions about the Exploration ICEBLOCK journey.
I've taken a thematic approach, not only from place to place but also of the happenings along the way.
The scientific work done by the marine ecologists that hosted me gives a detailed explanation with photos and video clips for children to follow.
This is a collaborative journal which could not have been compiled without the generous support and contributions of our 'K082 team' who were constantly bombarded with questions and requests! Thanks guys.
To find out more about the NIWA marine ecologists Antarctic research project take a look at their ICECUBE website.
This is where I'll write up my Antarctic ramblings and exciting discoveries when I'm down there. And you'll be able to send me back replies, requests, comments and your own discoveries about Antarctic stuff!! Click into our Antarctica Exploration ICEBLOCK GoogleGroup to join the discussions.