The learned society & professional body for geography & geographers.
The James Caird Society, established in 1994 and a registered charity, is the only institution that exists to preserve the memory, honour the remarkable feats of discovery in the Antarctic and commend the outstanding qualities of leadership associated with the name of Sir Ernest Shackleton, KCVO (l874-l922).
Athy is a designated Heritage Town of Ireland and the Athy Heritage Centre-Museum focuses on the history of Athy, where Ernest Shackleton was born, and the surrounding area.
Experience the challenge and the excitement of real tall ships adventures. Discover your true self, learn life skills, gain new confidence and make friendships that will last a lifetime.
Be one of a select group of adventurers A “Once In A Lifetime” exclusive voyage to Antarctica in February 2015. Limited places available on this celebration of Shackleton’s epic story of survival.
This not for profit venture will serve to promote exploration through recognition of significant expeditions and discoveries.
The Scott Polar Research Institute was founded in 1920, in Cambridge, as a memorial to Captain Robert Falcon Scott, RN, and his four companions, who died returning from the South Pole in 1912.
The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions.
One of the world’s greatest stories of courage, endurance and adventure will be retold as part of the official centenary re-enactment of Shackleton’s history-making 1916 Antarctic voyage.
Detroit Zoo is hosting the Shackleton Exhibition from Spring 2016.
Michael Smith has written many books about Antarctic exploration, including ‘Unsung Hero’ and ‘Shackleton’.
A great website for all thing Antarctic! Info, pictures, profiles and much more.
A wonderful site created by John F. Mann about the lives of the crew of ‘Endurance’ before, during and after the Imperial Trans-Continental Antarctic Expedition. Great resource.
The NMM page on Shackleton with Q&A format information, as well as information on Capt. Scott, Antarctica and other expeditions south.
Blog and Twitter ‘novel’, posted in real time, following the story of the ‘Endurance expedition’ 100 years on.
Seb Coultard: Expedition Engineering: Explorer, James Caird re-creator, gentleman, FRGS.