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The Swiss Greenland Expedition 1912 - The expedition leader at work with an anemometer: The Swiss geophysicist Alfred de Quervain.

The Swiss Greenland Expedition 1912 - The expedition leader at work with an anemometer: The Swiss geophysicist Alfred de Quervain.

Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen (1886–1957) and wife Dagmar Gale.// When you can poop out a knife, you are the winner of all manly man contests of all time!!!

Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen and wife Dagmar Gale.// When you can poop out a knife, you are the winner of all manly man contests of all time!

greely expedition - Google zoeken

greely expedition - Google zoeken

During the 1908-1909 Nimrod Expedition, Sir Ernest Shackleton wrapped the engine of his motorcar in a sheet to help prevent it from freezing

During the Nimrod Expedition, Sir Ernest Shackleton wrapped the engine of his motorcar in a sheet of Burberry gabardine to help prevent it from freezing

The Swiss Greenland Expedition 1912

The Swiss Greenland Expedition 1912

Members of Sir Ernest Shackleton's expedition struggle to move north in life boats after their ship is trapped in ice.

It's the ultimate Scotch on ice. Whisky lovers are celebrating the recovery of five crates of Scotch and brandy belonging to Sir Ernest Shackleton, buried for more than 100 years in the ice under the explorer's hut in Antarctica, the BBC reported.

May 1931: Aerosled at Eismitte. In the right conditions, the Aerosleds proved their worth.

May Aerosled at Eismitte. In the right conditions, the Aerosleds proved their worth.

The Swiss Greenland Expedition 1912 - The participants: Hans Hössli, 29, Roderich Fick, 26, Karl Gaule, 24, and Alfred de Quervain, 33

The Swiss Greenland Expedition 1912 - The participants: Hans Hössli, Roderich Fick, Karl Gaule, and Alfred de Quervain, 33

Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Journey by Alfred Lansing

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Frank Hurley, Endurance Crushed by Ice, 1915

Dr Fritz Loewe (right) in the 'Eismitte' camp where he spent the whole winter during Alfred Wegener's 1930-31 Greenland Expedition

Dr Fritz Loewe (right) in the 'Eismitte' camp where he spent the whole winter during Alfred Wegener's Greenland Expedition

Robert Peary in the Arctic. Under order to observe tides for C&GS during North Pole expedition.

NOAA Photo Library Image - Robert Peary in the Arctic. Under order to observe tides for C&GS during North Pole expedition.

The Ice Project – 100th Anniversary of Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition

THE ICE PROJECT - As ambitious in scope as anything Ernest Shackleton himself might have dreamed up, the 2016 Ice Project is a first in combining entertainment, education, and grassroots activism

The Swiss Greenland Expedition 1912 - Alfred de Quervain in the middle.

The Swiss Greenland Expedition 1912 - Alfred de Quervain in the middle.

Frank Hurleys photograph of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his five-man crew, setting off on an epic journey of 800-miles (1,500km) across the Southern Ocean in an open boat, is one of the enduring images of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. This photograph was taken on 24 April 1916

Frank Hurley's photograph of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew setting off on an epic journey across the Southern Ocean in an open boat

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