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Antarctic Exploration

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.

Explorer's Epic Sea Voyage To Be Retraced

Reuters | Stuart McDill | Posted 02.01.2013 | Science

By Stuart McDill SYDNEY (Reuters) - A group of intrepid explorers are readying themselves for the first-ever recreation of the epic voy...

Sweeping 'Grand Canyon' Discovered Beneath Antarctic Ice

Posted 07.26.2012 | Green

By Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: A dramatic gash in the surface of the Earth that could rival the majesty of the Grand Canyon has ...

Where Did Antarctica's 'Ghost Alps' Come From?

Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

A mysterious 750-mile long Antarctic mountain range described as the "ghost Alps" are no longer such an enigma, despite being buried under miles of ic...