Scientific expeditions
The era of European and American voyages of scientific exploration followed the Age of Discovery and were inspired by a new confidence in science and reason that arose in the Age of Enlightenment. Mar...
Ship Found In Arctic 168 Years After Doomed Northwest Passage Attempt
Exclusive: Perfectly preserved HMS Terror vessel sank during disastrous expedition led by British explorer Sir John Franklin
5 Incredible Ice Formations In Nature
We highlight a selection of the most breathtaking ice formations that have been found in nature!
Arctic sea "icicle of death"
The BBC filmed brinicles, solidified salt water, as they descended into Antarctic water and iced over everything sitting at the ocean bottom. Brinicles are underwater icicles that form around salt wat...
European and American voyages of scientific exploration
The era of European and American voyages of scientific exploration followed the Age of Discovery and were inspired by a new confidence in science and reason that arose in the Age of Enlightenment. Mar...
European and American voyages of scientific exploration - Wikipedia
Roosevelt–Rondon Scientific Expedition
The Roosevelt–Rondon Scientific Expedition (Portuguese: Expedição Científica Rondon-Roosevelt) was jointly led by Theodore Roosevelt and Cândido Rondon in 1913–1914 to be the first explorers of the 10...
Roosevelt–Rondon Scientific Expedition - Wikipedia
Rae-Richardson Arctic Expedition
The Rae–Richardson Polar Expedition of 1848 was an early British effort to determine the fate of the lost Franklin Polar Expedition. Led overland by Sir John Richardson and John Rae, the team explored...
Rae-Richardson Arctic Expedition - Wikipedia
Ship Found In Arctic 168 Years After Doomed Northwest Passage Attempt
Exclusive: Perfectly preserved HMS Terror vessel sank during disastrous expedition led by British explorer Sir John Franklin
5 Incredible Ice Formations In Nature
We highlight a selection of the most breathtaking ice formations that have been found in nature!
Central New Guinea Expedition
The Central New Guinea Expedition (1920–1922) was a Dutch scientific expedition which was seeking from the north coast of the island to reach snow-covered Wilhelminatop of the Central Plateau of Dutch...
Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Expedition
The Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Expedition took place first from 1962/63 and then again from 1964/65. The expedition, led by F. Alton Wade, was sponsored by Texas Technological College (now Texas Te...
Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Expedition - Wikipedia
North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition
The North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition, also known as the Rodgers-Ringgold Expedition was a United States scientific and exploring project from 1853 to 1856. Commander Cadwalader Ringgol...
North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition - Wikipedia
North New Guinea Expedition
The North New Guinea Expedition (1903) was a Dutch expedition to the still largely unknown north coast of Dutch New Guinea for the purposes of scientific exploration and to seek exploitable coal resou...
North New Guinea Expedition - Wikipedia
Galathea expeditions
The Galathea expeditions comprise a series of three Danish ship-based scientific research expeditions in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, carried out with material assistance from the Royal Danish N...
Galathea expeditions - Wikipedia
Palliser Expedition
The British North American Exploring Expedition, commonly called the Palliser Expedition, explored and surveyed the open prairies and rugged wilderness of western Canada from 1857 to 1860. The purpos...
Palliser Expedition - Wikipedia