Britain has been a world leader in polar exploration
and research for more than a century.
He never achieved his dream of crossing Antarctica and with Europe in the midst of the First World War, the golden age of polar exploration
The Stowaway is a must-read for all polar exploration
enthusiasts and lovers of well-told adventure stories." GEORGE PETRAS
PONANT is the world leader in polar exploration
voyages, including Alaska, the Arctic and the Antarctic, and carries more passengers to these regions than any other company.
"After reaching the halfway point, a major milestone in their expedition, Robert passed on the baton of polar exploration
to Barney who walked the remaining 300 miles to the geographic South Pole without his dad, to highlight to younger generations that there is no silver bullet to the challenge of climate change.
Synopsis: In an age when polar exploration
was akin to space exploration today, Sir John Franklin's journeys of discovery captured the popular imagination.
Mario Cortese, aged 11, was researching for a project that eight children from class 4H were doing on Polar exploration
, when he came across the name of Ernst Krenkel, a hero of the Soviet Union.
"We're all from countries that have no history of polar exploration
," Stephanie explains, "so we're aiming to prove that the amazing and the unbelievable can be achieved by anyone; building communication through our diversity and showing the innate strength of women."
RELATIVES of a man who joined Sir Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated expedition across Antarctica plan to complete the journey to mark one of the most dramatic episodes of polar exploration
These include the Colosseum, the Sacre-Cœur Basilica, the Grand Ole Opry, the famous Porte de Bourgogne in Bordeaux, the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge in Nashville, the Town Halls of Munich and Bamberg, the National Sanctuary of Cristo Rei in Lisbon, the Fram polar exploration
ship in Oslo, and City Hall in Tbilisi, Georgia.
A number of new landmarks have joined the 2015 celebrations including Jumeirah At Etihad Towers, the Colosseum, the SacrA'-Cur Basilica, the Grand Ole Opry, the famous Porte de Bourgogne in Bordeaux, the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge in Nashville, the Town Halls of Munich and Bamberg, the National Sanctuary of Cristo Rei in Lisbon, the Fram polar exploration
ship in Oslo, as well as City Hall in Tbilisi, Georgia.
The vessel will go towards replacing the UK's two current polar exploration
ships, now nearing the end of their lives.