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Images Dated 20th August 2004

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The Greely Arctic Expedition at its farthest point North, 18 Featured 20 Aug 2004 Print

The Greely Arctic Expedition at its farthest point North, 18

Engraving showing members of the American Meteorological Expedition of 1881-4 taking their position, with a sextant, at the farthest point North they reached. Led by Lt. Greely, the American Meteorological Expedition of 1881-4 explored the Arctic around Greenland, set a new furthest North record and attempted to establish a meteorological station. Two relief ships failed to reach Greely and by the time the third arrived, all but six of the expedition had starved to death

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Jackson-Harmsworth Polar Expedition, Franz Josef Land, 1894- Featured 20 Aug 2004 Print

Jackson-Harmsworth Polar Expedition, Franz Josef Land, 1894-

Photograph of Frederick Jackson and his companions of the Jackson-Harmsworth Polar Expedition, with the ice-boat Mary Harmsworth, at Elmwood, Franz Josef Land, 1894-7. The Jackson-Harmsworth Expedition went to Franz Josef Land with the intention of making an attempt to reach the North Pole. However, while preparing for their attempt, Fridtjhof Nansen and his companions of the Fram expedition found them. Nansen warned Jackson off making an attempt for the North Pole and Jackson was happy to look after Nansen's tired group and convey them back to safety

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PRS Nimrod moored in London, 1909 Featured 20 Aug 2004 Print

PRS Nimrod moored in London, 1909

Illustration showing Sir Ernest Shackleton, leader of the Nimrod Antarctic Expedition of 1908-09, and his wife (left foreground) welcoming visitors onto the deck of the Polar Research Ship Nimrod, Victoria Embankment, London, 1909. Proceeds from the visitors to the ship were given to charity

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