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Penguins on Elephant Island aken during Sir Ernest Henry Shackletons Antarctic expedition on SS Endurance Featured Famous Explorers Image

Penguins on Elephant Island aken during Sir Ernest Henry Shackletons Antarctic expedition on SS Endurance

ELEPHANT ISLAND, ANTARCTICA - 1916: Penguins on the coastline of Elephant Island, Antarctica. Original Artwork: Photograph taken during Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton's Antarctic expedition on SS Endurance. The crew spent four and a half months on the island, while Shackleton left in a small lifeboat to seek help. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), Norwegian explorer, wood engraving, published in 1898 Featured Famous Explorers Image

Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), Norwegian explorer, wood engraving, published in 1898

Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen (1861 - 1930), Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888, traversing the island on cross-country skis. He revolutionized the techniques of polar travel and thus influenced all subsequent expeditions in the Arctic and Antarctic. Wood engraving, published in 1898

Christopher Columbus Sailing Ships Engraving, Circa 1400s Featured Famous Explorers Image

Christopher Columbus Sailing Ships Engraving, Circa 1400s

Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Pirate Colombo in Combat Against Venetians Engraving, Circa 1400s. Source: Kristofer Columbus, Lefnad Och Resor (Christopher Columbus, Life and Voyages), Published in 1893. Original edition from my own archives. Copyright has expired on this artwork. Digitally restored