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816 votersHaunting Photos From The 1911 Expedition To AntarcticaAfter joining Ernest Shackleton for his 1907-09 Nimrod expedition into Antarctica, explorer Douglas Mawson led his own 31-man voya...
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32.0k viewsThe British Arctic Expedition That Left Behind Perfectly Preserved CorpsesThe Franklin Expedition was a British arctic exploration mission designed to find and map the Northwest Passage along the northern...
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51.8k viewsHorrifying Details From The Doomed Alaskan Mountain Expedition That Almost Killed Every ClimberIn July 1967, two separate groups of young men set out to climb Denali (Mount McKinley). Those groups ended up merging into what's...
History
40.4k viewsAll The Facts You'll Ever Want To Know About The Lewis & Clark ExpeditionAmerican history is full of wild tales of adventure, genuinely ludicrous achievements, and no small amount of super depressing thi...
History
312.3k views10 of the Most Doomed Expeditions in History  History is just FULL of doomed expeditions. In any venture into the unknown, there is risk and a large factor in your success i...
Feminism
368.9k viewsThe Insane Untold Story Of The Most Badass Woman In American HistoryAll western schoolchildren have heard of Sacagawea, and even more know the story of Pocahontas either from class or the Disney mov...
Outdoor Activities
8.6k viewsHaunting And Beautiful Photos From Robert Peary's 1909 North Pole ExpeditionRobert E. Peary sent word from Indian Harbour, Labrador, that he'd reached the North Pole on September 7, 1909. The North Pole was...
Survival
882.3k viewsThe Solo Antarctic Expedition That Ended In Death And A Series Of Tragic SelfiesFollowing in the footsteps of one of his biggest heroes, Antarctic explorer Henry Worsley dreamed of crossing the continent comple...
World History
29.7k viewsWhat Happened When Shackleton Was Stranded In The Antarctic For Years?Few exploits of the 20th century could match the courage and perseverance of the Shackleton expedition. Ernest Shackleton became t...
What It's Like
14.5k views11 Surprising Foods People Ate On The Alaskan FrontierAlaska became the 49th state to join the United States in 1959. Far removed from the contiguous US, Alaska remains the "last front...
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273.2k viewsThey Left For The Arctic Via Hot Air Balloon - Their Doomed Expedition Was Found Three Decades LaterOn August 5, 1930, a group of men on a sealing expedition made their way across a rarely exposed ice sheet in the Svalbard Arctic ...