STILL LIFE: Inside the Antarctic Huts of Scott and Shackleton
Jane Ussher and Nigel Watson
Still Life is a unique and hauntingly beautiful photographic record of the unusual, the hidden and minutiae of these sites taken by celebrated New Zealand photographer Jane Ussher. The Trust’s Executive Director, Nigel Watson, provides a fascinating introduction to each hut.
The discovery of Shackleton’s forgotten whisky inspired New Zealand author Neville Peat to embark on his own expedition of sorts, revisiting Shackleton’s first Antarctic expedition, the ‘heroic era’ of Antarctic exploration, and the craft and lore behind Scotland’s finest dram.
Gold – or I’m a Dutchman
Ernest Mansfield (1862-1924)
In this book follow Ernest Mansfield’s tracks through three continents: from his native England to New Zealand, Canada, Scotland, and Svalbard, and back to England – with forays into Australia and northern USA.
Susan Barr, David Newman and Greg Nesteroff
The story of the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) led by John Rymill. Foreword by Peter Rymill, is published by the Scott Polar Research Institute in association with the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust. Contact the Scott Polar Research Institute
to order a copy.
Fort Conger is located in Quttinirpaaq National Park on northeastern Ellesmere Island, Canada, it is also a site of importance to Inuit history. In 2007, technical advisors from the Environmental Sciences Group of the Royal Military College of Canada identified the need for remediation / monitoring at Fort Conger due to elevated levels of inorganic contaminants (arsenic, copper, lead, and zinc and PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) found on the site. Please visit http://archive.cyark.org/fort-conger-intro
for further information.