Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition

Timeline created by dave.caldow
In History
  • The Endurance sets sail from England.

    The Endurance sets sail from England.
  • Enter pack ice

    Enter pack ice
  • Endurance gets trapped in pack ice

    Endurance gets trapped in pack ice
  • The Endurance gets crushed and abandoned

    The Endurance gets crushed and abandoned
  • The Endurance sinks into the Weddell Sea.

  • Set off in life boats for Elephant Island

    Set off in life boats for Elephant Island
  • Arrives at Elephant Island, no one was there.

    Arrives at Elephant Island, no one was there.
  • Boat journey to South Georgia Island

  • Shackleton, Worsley and Crean reach whaling station after crossing island.

  • Remaining crew members have been rescued from Elephant Island.

    Remaining crew members have been rescued from Elephant Island.