Pictures page 3
South! by Sir Ernest
I. Into the Weddell
Sea | II. New
Land | III.
Winter Months |
IV. Loss of the
V. Ocean Camp |
VI. The March Between
| VII. Patience
Camp | VIII.
Escape From the Ice |
IX. The Boat Journey
| X. Across South
Georgia | XI.
The Rescue |
XII. Elephant Island
| XIII. The Ross
Sea Party |
XIV. Wintering in McMurdo Sound |
XV. Laying the
Depots | XVI.
The Aurora's Drift |
XVII. The Last
Relief | XVIII.
The Final Phase
Appendix 1: Scientific Work | Sea-Ice Nomenclature | Meteorology | Physics | South Atlantic Whales and Whaling Appendix 2: The Expedition Huts at McMurdo Sound Pictures: page 1 | page 2 | page 3 | page 4 | page 5 | page 6 Summary (4 pages) of the Trans Antarctic Expedition | Selected pictures at larger size
Marooned on Elephant Island
The men left behind when the 6 strong rescue party set out to South Georgia for help.
The Rescue Ship Sighted
The Yelcho comes into view of the men on Elephant Island, note the signal fire to the left of the picture on the small hill.
All Safe, All Well
A small rowing boat sets out from the Yelcho carrying Shackleton back to his men.
View Through a Cave on Elephant Island
The ship that was used by the Ross Sea party
On Elephant Island
A Newly Frozen Lead
The Endurance can be seen in the background. The channel is a recently frozen over lead of water formed when the large ice floe split along the line into the distance.
The Ross Sea Party
Macintosh and Spencer-Smith Being Dragged on the Sledge
The Ross Sea party who's job it was to lay depots en route to the South Pole to be used by the Trans-Polar party, had great difficulties of their own.
The Rudder Was Bent Over to Starboard and Smashed
Next Morning the Jury Rudder Was Shipped
Ice Nomenclature: 1. Young Ice (Bay Ice of Scoresby) in the Middle Distance
Ice Nomenclature: 2. Light Pack
Ice Nomenclature: 3. Heavy Hummocked Pack
Ice Nomenclature: 4. Hummocky Pack and Frozen Lead of Young-Ice
Ice Nomenclature: 5. Close Pack
Ice Nomenclature: 6. Open Pack
Ice Nomenclature: 7. Very Open Pack, approximating to Drift-ice
Ice Nomenclature: 8. Drift-Ice
The Anemometer covered with Rime