Introduction and highlights

Explore these interactive maps or listen to audio commentaries on selected photographs by David Hempleman-Adams and the curators of the exhibition, Sophie Gordon and Emma Stuart. Please note that the maps will open in a new window.


The ramparts of Mount Erebus
Grotto in an iceberg
A weathered iceberg
Dr Atkinson and Clissold hauling up the fish trap, -40°C
The Polar Party and their sledge
At the South Pole
Miniature White Ensign flown on Scott's sledge on the southern journey
Hurley and Sir Ernest Shackleton at Patience Camp
Taking the dogs out for exercise
The <em>Endurance</em> in the garb of winter
Launching the <em>James Caird</em> for the relief voyage to South Georgia
The <em>Yelcho</em> sighted
The Cairn and Shackleton's grave
<em>Aurora Australis 1908-09</em>