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Scotland and the Antarctic

Section 3: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen ... Shackleton's Imperial Transantarctic Expedition

Expedition timeline

Endurance Date Aurora
Sailed from London
South Georgia
Entered pack ice
1 Aug 1914
5 Nov 1914
11 Dec 1914
24 Dec 1914



Sailed from Hobart

Coats Land 7202'S
Caird Coast 7401'S
Beset 130km (80 miles) from base


7658'S



Leaking
Abandoned
Ocean Camp established
Sinks
9 Jan 1915
10 Jan 1915
12 Jan 1915
19 Jan 1915
29 Jan 1915
20 Feb 1915
21 Feb 1915
24 Mar 1915
6 May 1915
6 Jun 1915
23 Oct 1915
26 Oct 1915
1 Nov 1915
21 Nov 1915
13 Dec 1915
Arrived Ross Island



Party leaves for 80S
80S depot established

Back at Hut Point
Blown out to sea
Depot party back at Cape Evans




Party leaves for 83S
Patience Camp


Three boats launched
Elephant Island
James Caird sailed

At Haakon Bay
Peggotty Camp
Crossed South Georgia
First rescue attempt
Second rescue attempt
Third rescue attempt

Tug Yelcho sailed
Elephant Island party rescued
26 Jan 1916
14 Mar 1916
18 Mar 1916
9 Apr 1916
15 Apr 1916
24 Apr 1916
8 May 1916
10 May 1916
15 May 1916
19-20 May 1916
23 May 1916
2 Jun 1916
12 Jul 1916
15 Jul 1916
25 Aug 1916
30 Aug 1916
20 Dec 1916
Beardmore Glacier, 83S
Escapes ice
Party back at Hut Point - one dead



Two lost on ice






83S party at Cape Evans


Sailed from New Zealand
  10 Jan 1917 Ross Sea party rescued

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