Sir Ernest Shackleton

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The Quest Exhibition

Shackleton’s Last Quest marks the centenary of the Quest Expedition and what is considered the end of the heroic era of polar exploration.

My Shackleton Exhibition

A collaborative online exhibition marking the centenary of the death of Sir Ernest Shackleton at South Georgia.

Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic expedition of 1914–1917

Watch Shackleton’s incredible Trans-Antarctic Journey unfold.
Credit: VASSdesign Polar Art

Ernest Shackleton’s lost ship found off Antarctica

Ocean researchers discover Endurance deep below the Weddell Sea

Extracts from the diary of Sir James Wordie

He served as geologist and chief scientist in Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (otherwise known as the Endurance Expedition).