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1 Terra Australis Incognita
That's Antarctica to you and me. There have been hundreds of expeditions to this most inhospitable part of our planet. This quiz will focus on just a few of them.
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10 Q
romeomikegolf
May 04 08
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2 Shackleton - Against Impossible Odds
In August 1914, on the eve of World War I, Ernest Shackleton set out with a hand-picked team of explorers hoping to be the first to cross Antarctica on foot.
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10 Q
Macjaq
Nov 18 10
885 plays
3 Shackleton's "Endurance" Expedition
My quiz is about the incredible events surrounding the "Endurance" expedition, and how Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men triumphed over their ordeal by ice.
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15 Q
LindaC007
Feb 25 03
1344 plays
4 Sir Ernest Shackleton
This quiz is on the life of Antarctic explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton, whose courage and daring stills inspires us today.
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10 Q
LindaC007
Feb 12 03
786 plays
5 Race to the South Pole
2011/2012 is the 100th anniversary of the first men to reach the South Pole. Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott competed in a bid to reach the pole that remains fascinating to this day.
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10 Q
Marcuspug
Feb 28 12
348 plays
6 Exploring Antarctica
Adventuresome souls from many different countries participated in the exploration of Antarctica. This international spirit culminated in the Antarctic Treaty, preserving the continent for peaceful scientific research. Here are some high points.
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10 Q
chessart
Feb 20 00
1311 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:30 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Who became, in 1773, the first explorer to cross the Antarctic Circle?
* Who became, in 1820, the first to see the Antarctic Continent?
* Whose expedition was trapped in the ice in 1898 and drifted helplessly for a year, thereby becoming the first to survive an Antarctic winter?
* Whose crew became the first to winter on the Antarctic continent when they built huts and spent the 1899 winter on Cape Adare?
* Who won the race to become the first to reach the South Pole when he arrived there on December 14, 1911?


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