A History of Antarctic Expeditions

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  • Robert Scott Starts First Expedition

    Robert Scott Starts First Expedition
    Captain Robert Scott led his first expedition to Antarctica. It lasted from 1901 to 1904.
  • Douglas Mawson Travels to Antarctica

    Douglas Mawson Travels to Antarctica
    Australian, Douglas Mawson first traveled to Antartica with Ernest Shackleton. He was 25 years old.
  • Shackleton Tried To Reach The South Pole

    Shackleton  Tried To Reach The South Pole
    Ernest Shackleton tried to reach the South Pole.
  • Adelie Land Expedition

    Adelie Land Expedition
    Douglas Mawson led his own expedition to Adelie Land in Antarctica. Mertz and Ninnis (his companions) died on the journey.
  • Scott's Expedition

    Scott's Expedition
    Scott's expedition to the South Pole started out on Ocotober 24, 1911.
  • The Final Part of Scott's Journey

    The Final Part of Scott's Journey
    On January 3,1912 Scott chose 4 men to join him on the final jourey.
  • Scott and His 4 Companions

    Scott and His 4 Companions
    Scott and his four men arrived at the South Pole.
  • Explorers From 1915

    Explorers From 1915
    Many explorers tried to cross Antarctica after Shackleton failed.
  • The Endurance Sinks

    The Endurance Sinks
    The begining of the end came on Sunday ,October 24,1916,just after dinner .
  • North Pole Flight

    North Pole Flight
    Roald Amundsen and Richard Byrd become the first people to fly over the North Pole.
  • A Private Expedition

    A Private Expedition
    Richard Byrd led a pivate expidition to Antartica and was the navigator on the first flight over the South Pole.
  • Richard's Second Expedition

    Richard's Second Expedition
    On Richard Byrd's second expedition he planned to spend a winter alone .
  • The Flight To The Weather Station

    The Flight To The Weather Station
    Byrd flew to the weather station in the inland.
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