Frozen in time, Endurance's end
Thursday September 22, 2005
Endurance in 1915, trapped in Antarctic ice but not yet crushed.
Frank Hurley/Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge,
via Getty Images
At the Bottom of an Icy Sea, One of History’s Great Wrecks Is Found
Explorers and researchers, battling freezing temperatures,
have located Endurance,
Ernest Shackleton’s ship that sank in the Antarctic in 1915.
March 9, 2022 Updated 1:11 p.m. ET
The Endurance trapped in ice in 1915 before it sank
Photograph: Bettmann Archive
Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance found – in pictures
The wreck of the polar explorer’s ship
has been discovered off the coast of Antarctica,
the Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust has announced.
Endurance had not been seen
since it was crushed by ice and sank in the Weddell Sea in 1915.
Last month, 100 years after Shackleton’s death,
the Endurance22 expedition set off from South Africa to locate the vessel
Wed 9 Mar 2022 09.35 GMT
Sir Ernest Shackleton's
ill-fated Imperial Transatlantic Expedition of 1914-1916 UK / USA
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