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Racing to Win: The Conquest of the South Pole

Nancy F. Koehn | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business
Nancy F. Koehn

Last week, as 52 passengers were rescued from a ship stuck in Antarctic ice for 10 days, I was reminded of an earlier expedition to the dangerous, seductive and, at the time, largely unchartered continent of Antarctica: the race to discover the South Pole.

Casey Affleck Explores the Explorers Club

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Casey Affleck has a youthful intensity: he's too vulnerable to go to the deadly places he explores as a fighter to prove himself in the testosterone f...

Discovered in Antarctica: Robert Falcon Scott's "Highest Camp"

Adventure Collection | Posted 05.26.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

Coming across a few stones might not seem all that extraordinary when you're standing on Mount Erebus in Antarctica. But one volcanologist saw something in those stones that was a lot more: remnants of Robert Falcon Scott's "highest camp," set up during the 1912 Terra Nova Expedition.

Historic Campsite Rediscovered Atop Southernmost Volcano

Posted 01.08.2013 | Science

By: Andrea Thompson, OurAmazingPlanet Managing Editor Published: 12/13/2012 05:39 PM EST on OurAmazingPlanet More than 100 years after two groups ...

PHOTOS: Polar Explorer's Famous Last Words Spoken 100 Years Ago Today

Posted 03.29.2012 | Science

By: Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 03/29/2012 02:14 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet On this day (March 29) 100 years ago, ...

Robert Falcon Scott and the Last March to the Antarctic

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 05.28.2012 | Impact
Aiko Stevenson

One hundred years ago today, British polar explorer Robert Falcon Scott perished in the Antarctic during his harrowing march back from the South Pole.

Relics From Scott's Antarctic Expedition For Sale

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — They are testament to one of the most heroic of British failures. Skis, photos, scientific instruments and other relics from Capt. Rob...