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Julian Dowdeswell of SPRI

Julian Dowdeswell of SPRI is heading up a team of scientists on board SA Agulhas II currently en route for the Weddell Sea. One of the most ambitious Polar expeditions in recent years, the scientists will try to discover why a trillion-tonne iceberg the size of Northumberland broke off the ice shelf and floated 28 miles (45km) last […]

Scholarly Article: Worsley’s Navigational Logbook aboard the James Caird

The Navigational Logbook of Frank Worsley, one he kept whilst navigating the James Caird from Elephant Island to South Georgia is now available via this link: https://www.canterburymuseum.com/research/records-of-the-canterbury-museum/records-of-the-canterbury-museum/ The logbook was discovered at the Canterbury Museum, but instead of a heroic read, it took nearly a decade to decipher and prove each character.  Cmdr Worsley utilized a form of celestial […]

Henry Worsley returns to Grytviken

Henry Worsley returns to Grytviken on the glorious island of South Georgia Ice Tracks is honoured to be taking the ashes of a great polar hero, who tragically lost his life traversing Antarctica, to be laid to rest in Grytviken, South Georgia.

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