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Nimrod Expedition Collection

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Feldspar Crystals from Summit of Mount Erebus (Natural Size), 1909

Feldspar Crystals from Summit of Mount Erebus (Natural Size), 1909. Specimens of crystallised magma from the volcano Erebus

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: A Group of the Shore Party at the Winter Quarters, c1908, (1909)

A Group of the Shore Party at the Winter Quarters, c1908, (1909)
A Group of the Shore Party at the Winter Quarters. [Standing (from left): Joyce, Day, Wild, Adams, Brocklehurst, Shackleton, Marshall, David, Armitage, Marston

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Return of the Penguins, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston

Return of the Penguins, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston
Return of the Penguins, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Autumn Sunset, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston

The Autumn Sunset, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston
The Autumn Sunset, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Northern Party at the South Magnetic Pole, 17 January 1909

The Northern Party at the South Magnetic Pole, 17 January 1909
The Northern Party at the South Magnetic Pole from Left - Dr. Mackay, Professor David, Douglas Mawson, 17 January 1909. Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922)

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Western Party in camp on December 20, 1908, (1909)

Western Party in camp on December 20, 1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Group in the Hut in the Summer: Joyce at the Sewing Machine, 1908, (1909)

Group in the Hut in the Summer: Joyce at the Sewing Machine, 1908, (1909). Royal Naval seaman Ernest Joyce was in charge of dogs and sledges during the expedition

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Midwinters Day Feast, June 1908, (1909)

The Midwinters Day Feast, June 1908, (1909). The midwinter feast at the Nimrod Hut, Cape Royds. Ernest Shackleton is at the head of the table

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Mawsons Chemical Laboratory, c1908, (1909)

Mawsons Chemical Laboratory, c1908, (1909)
Mawsons Chemical Laboratory. The bottles were coated with ice by condensation from the warm, moist air of the hut, c1908, (1909). The frozen laboratory of expedition physicist Douglas Mawson

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Aurora Australis. c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston

The Aurora Australis. c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston
The Aurora Australis. c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: One Thousand Feet Below The Active Cone, 1908, (1909)

One Thousand Feet Below The Active Cone, 1908, (1909). Members of the expedition who achieved the first ascent of Mount Erebus, Antarcticas second highest volcano

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: A Photograph of the Aurora Australis, c1908, (1909)

A Photograph of the Aurora Australis, c1908, (1909)
A Photograph of the Aurora Australis. The Lights in the Sky Indicate the Position of the Streamers, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922)

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Ice Crystals on roof of the Hut Porch, c1908, (1909)

Ice Crystals on roof of the Hut Porch, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Ice Crystals Formed on the Line of a Fish Trap, c1908, (1909)

Ice Crystals Formed on the Line of a Fish Trap, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Stream of Running Water in the Middle of the Ferrar Glacier in Midsummer, c1908, (1909)

Stream of Running Water in the Middle of the Ferrar Glacier in Midsummer, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Side of Ferrar Glacier. Figure of Man in Lower Left Corner, c1908, (1909)

Side of Ferrar Glacier. Figure of Man in Lower Left Corner, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Blocks of ice... to ascertain the rate of evaporation, 1908, (1909)

Blocks of ice... to ascertain the rate of evaporation, 1908, (1909)
Blocks of ice hung in the wind at the Winter Quarters in order to ascertain the rate of evaporation, 1908, (1909). Meteorological research

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Fossil Wood in Sandstone, from a Moraine in Latitude 85°South, c1908, (1909)

Fossil Wood in Sandstone, from a Moraine in Latitude 85°South, c1908, (1909)
Fossil Wood in Sandstone, from a Moraine in Latitude 85° South, c1908, (1909). Microscope sample from glacial debris in Antarctica

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: A Weathered Kenyte Boulder Near the Winter Quarters, c1908, (1909)

A Weathered Kenyte Boulder Near the Winter Quarters, c1908, (1909). Kenyte is a variety of porphyritic phonolite or trachyte (igneous volcanic rock)

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Barrier Edge Breaking Away Four Miles South of Hut Point, c1908, (1909)

The Barrier Edge Breaking Away Four Miles South of Hut Point, c1908, (1909). Edge of the Great Ice Barrrier seen from the deck of the Nimrod

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Emperors Tobogganning, c1908, (1909)

Emperors Tobogganning, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Joyce and the Dogs in the Penguin Rookery, c1908, (1909)

Joyce and the Dogs in the Penguin Rookery, c1908, (1909). Royal Naval seaman and explorer Ernest Joyce with expedition dogs

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Open Water at Green Lake in Summer Time, 1908, (1909)

Open Water at Green Lake in Summer Time, 1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Emperors Conclave, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston

The Emperors Conclave, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston
The Emperors Conclave, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Floating Ice off Cape Adare, c1908, (1909)

Floating Ice off Cape Adare, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Ship off Pram Point, Just Before Leaving for the North, c1908, (1909)

The Ship off Pram Point, Just Before Leaving for the North, c1908, (1909). The Nimrod just visible in the vast icy sea. Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922)

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Nimrod Held Up in the Ice, 1908, (1909)

The Nimrod Held Up in the Ice, 1908, (1909). View over ice looking towards the bows of the sailing ship Nimrod with foresail and upper top set moving into heavy pack ice

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Watching for Seals at the Ice-Edge, c1908, (1909)

Watching for Seals at the Ice-Edge, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: A Paraselene, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston

A Paraselene, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston
A Paraselene, c1908, (1909). Bright circular spot on a lunar halo caused by the refraction of moonlight by ice crystals in clouds

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Skua Gulls at the Ice-Edge, c1908, (1909)

Skua Gulls at the Ice-Edge, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Adelie Penguins Visit a Camp c1908, (1909)

Adelie Penguins Visit a Camp c1908, (1909)
Adelie Penguins Visit a Camp, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Taking Possession of Cape Bernacchi, Victoria Land, c1908, (1909)

Taking Possession of Cape Bernacchi, Victoria Land, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Motor Hauling Stores for a Depot, 1909

The Motor Hauling Stores for a Depot, 1909
The Motor Hauling Stores for a Depot, c1908, (1909). Specially adapted car which was used to establish two supply depots. Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922)

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Start of a Blizzard... Drift Coming Round Mount Erebus, c1908, (1909)

The Start of a Blizzard... Drift Coming Round Mount Erebus, c1908, (1909)
The Start of a Blizzard from the South; Drift Coming Round Mount Erebus, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Motor Car in the Garage, and Maize-Crusher on the right, c1908, (1909)

The Motor Car in the Garage, and Maize-Crusher on the right, c1908, (1909). Specially adapted car which was used to establish two supply depots

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Western Partys camp on December 28 below a hanging glacier at the Cathedral rocks, 1909

Western Partys camp on December 28 below a hanging glacier at the Cathedral rocks, 1909. Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Winter Quarters. With Mount Erebus in the Background, c1908, (1909)

The Winter Quarters. With Mount Erebus in the Background, c1908, (1909)
The Winter Quarters. With Mount Erebus in the Background. The Dog-Kennels are seen on the left, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922)

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Depot Party Amongst Crevasses, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston

The Depot Party Amongst Crevasses, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston
The Depot Party Amongst Crevasses, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: A Typical Crevasse on Level Surface, c1908, (1909)

A Typical Crevasse on Level Surface, c1908, (1909)
A Typical Crevasse on Level Surface. The Snow Bridge fell in just after the Bluff Depot Party had passed over it, c1908, (1909)

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Bluff Depot Party on the Barrier, c1908, (1909)

Bluff Depot Party on the Barrier, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Start of Western Party from Cape Royds, c1908, (1909)

Start of Western Party from Cape Royds, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Serrated Edge of Glacier South of Cape Borne, Ross Island, c1908, (1909)

Serrated Edge of Glacier South of Cape Borne, Ross Island, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Smoke streaming from the Crater of Erebus, c1908, (1909)

Smoke streaming from the Crater of Erebus, c1908, (1909). Erebus is the second-highest volcano in Antarctica and the southernmost active volcano on Earth

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Glacier South of Cape Barne, with motor travelling on sea ice, c1908, (1909)

Glacier South of Cape Barne, with motor travelling on sea ice, c1908, (1909). Specially adapted car which was used to establish two supply depots

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Penguins listening to the Gramophone during the summer, 1908, (1909)

Penguins listening to the Gramophone during the summer, 1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Another View of the Hut in Summer, c1908, (1909)

Another View of the Hut in Summer, c1908, (1909)
Another View of the Hut in Summer. The meteorological station can be seen on the extreme right, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922)

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: Bay of Whales, or Balloon Bight, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston

Bay of Whales, or Balloon Bight, c1908, (1909). Artist: George Marston
Bay of Whales, or Balloon Bight, c1908, (1909). Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageNimrod Expedition Collection: The Nimrod at Pram Point on March 4, 1909

The Nimrod at Pram Point on March 4, 1909. Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) made three expeditions to the Antarctic



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