Inspiring Explorers

Connecting young people with Antarctica's history and the spirit of exploration.

Credit: Scott Polar Research Institute

FOLLOW THE 2018 INSPIRING EXPLORERS EXPEDITION!
Greenland ice cap

The Inspiring Explorers are currently making their way across Greenland, in an expedition honouring Norwegian Explorer Fridtjof Nansen's first crossing of the ice cap in 1888. You can follow their progress at www.inspiringexplorers.com

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Inspiring Explorers' expedition 2017
Antarctic peninsula & mt scott

In February 2017 the Inspiring Explorers' team travelled to the Antarctic Peninsula where they successfully ascended Mt Scott.

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SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION
INTERACTIVE GAME

Venture into Scott's Hut, Cape Evans, and see if you can choose the right equipment, food and clothing for the punishing journey ahead.

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INSPIRING EXPLORERS' PHOTO GALLERY

Discover the original Antarctic expeditions and modern images of exploration.

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Educational Resources

Resources for students, teachers, historians and anyone interested in the history of Antarctic exploration.

still life
inside the antarctic huts of scott and shackleton

The Trust has enjoyed considerable success with Still Life: Inside the Antarctic Huts of Scott and Shackleton, the book by photographer Jane Ussher and the Antarctic Heritage Trust’s Executive Director. The Trust has also turned that partnership into an inspiring exhibition of the same name

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