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Antarctic Plus

  1. 1. www.chrisfisher.ca
  2. 2. The Antarctic
  3. 3. www.chrisfisher.ca
  4. 4. www.chrisfisher.ca
  5. 5. Southern Worlds
  6. 6. Great Adventure
  7. 7. The End of the WorlPatagoniantarctic PennisulaScotia Arch
  8. 8. Antarctic Treaty -Claims •British •Norwegian •New Zealand •USA •Australian •Chile •Argentina •French
  9. 9. Coldest & Largest Deser
  10. 10. Windiest
  11. 11. Average Elevation: 7,500 ft Bentley trench: -8,300 ft
  12. 12. outh Pole 9300 ft
  13. 13. Freshwater - 98% Ice
  14. 14. Least Known & Visited
  15. 15. What we know
  16. 16. Emperor Penguin
  17. 17. Emperor Penguin
  18. 18. Emperor’s Life Cycle
  19. 19. Antarctic Journeys 18th, 19th, 20th Centuries
  20. 20. 1766- HMS Niger
  21. 21. 1768- South Pacific
  22. 22. Terra Australis Incognita?
  23. 23. Jan 7, 1769Jan 7, 1769 ““now for the firstnow for the first time saw some oftime saw some of the birds calledthe birds called penguins…”penguins…” Joseph Banks
  24. 24. To Find a Southern Continent 1773-1775
  25. 25. HMS Resolution Cross the Antarctic Circle
  26. 26. uth Georgia Island- after King George III Georg Forster
  27. 27. 1778- James Cook Last Expedition to Find NW Passage
  28. 28. Ends in Hawaii
  29. 29. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. John Ross & James Clark Ross 1829-1833
  30. 30. Finds the north magnetic pole
  31. 31. Magnetic Observations uthern continent 1839-43 - HMS Erebus & Terror
  32. 32. n’t Land- circumnavigate the continent ctoria Land- After the New Queen
  33. 33. James Clark Ross 1839-43 Foresaw Animal Slaughter “will now no doubt be made to contribute to the wealth of our country, in exact proportion to the energy and perseverance of our merchants.”
  34. 34. Ross Island - Mt Terror - MtRoss Island - Mt Terror - Mt Erebus
  35. 35. Age of Exploration 1897-98 Belgium Antarctic Expedition Amundsen, Cook QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  36. 36. 1901-04 Discovery Exp Scott & Shackleton South Pole- failure
  37. 37. 1903 Roald Amundsen NW Passage
  38. 38. South Magnetic Pole 1907-09 Shackleton - Nimrod
  39. 39. Failed 97 miles 88.23 thought, dear, that you would rather have a ve ass than a dead lion.” - Shackleton
  40. 40. North Pole 1908 &1909 Cook & Peary
  41. 41. Scott & Amundsen South Pole 1911-12
  42. 42. Amundsen & Scott
  43. 43. Scott: sledges, ratiomundsen: dog teams, Inuit Skins
  44. 44. Scott Party Jan 17, 1912
  45. 45. Amundsen Dec 14, 1911
  46. 46. To the Pole …and Back?
  47. 47. Robert Falcon Scott 11 miles to depot
  48. 48. 1914-1916 WWI outbreak “Proceed” "men wanted: for hazardous journey. small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful. honour and recognition in case of success” -Sir Ernest Shackleton"
  49. 49. Endurance Blackborrow Stowaway South Georgia Weddell Sea
  50. 50. Ocean Camp
  51. 51. Endurance Crushed by Ice
  52. 52. Drifting Ice
  53. 53. 497 days no land Cape Valentine Elephant Island Blackborrow lame
  54. 54. Cape Wild- Elephant Island
  55. 55. Elephant Island James Cairn 24 stay, 5 leave
  56. 56. Elephant Island - South Georgia Island (800mil
  57. 57. South Georgia Islan James Cairn
  58. 58. South Georgia Island (36 hours by fo QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  59. 59. Four Attempts Yelcho- Punta Arenas Chile
  60. 60. Shackleton Returns 105 Days “Are you all well?” “All well, all safe”
  61. 61. Shackleton Tries Again South Georgia 1922
  62. 62. Utterly Remote Vast, Big
  63. 63. Palmer Station QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  64. 64. Esperanza Station
  65. 65. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Waters of Life
  66. 66. Weddell Seal Crabeater Seal
  67. 67. Leopard Seal
  68. 68. Leopard Seal
  69. 69. Humpback Whale
  70. 70. Humpback Whale
  71. 71. Minke Whale
  72. 72. Pelagics
  73. 73. Wandering Albatross
  74. 74. Wandering Albatross
  75. 75. Black-browed Albatros
  76. 76. Cape Petrel Antarctic Petrel
  77. 77. Brown Skua
  78. 78. Southern Giant Petre
  79. 79. Esperanza Bay
  80. 80. Lemaire Channel
  81. 81. Gentoo Penguins
  82. 82. Adelei Penguins
  83. 83. Adelei Penguins
  84. 84. Adelei Penguins
  85. 85. Orca
  86. 86. Pale-faced Sheathbill
  87. 87. Pale-faced Sheathbill
  88. 88. Lemaire Channel
  89. 89. Paulet Island
  90. 90. www.chrisfisher.ca
  91. 91. www.chrisfisher.ca

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