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Lionel Greenstreet First Officer, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914-1917. 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Navy.

Lionel Greenstreet First Officer, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914-1917. 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Navy.

Lionel Greenstreet, 1913. Photographed by David Knights-Whittome

Lionel Greenstreet First Officer, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914-1917. 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Navy.

Lionel Greenstreet, 1913. Photographed by David Knights-Whittome

1857 painting of Elisha Kent Kane - Philadelphia born naval physician.  Painted by James Reid Lambdin.  (American Philosophical Society)

1857 painting of Elisha Kent Kane - Philadelphia born naval physician. Painted by James Reid Lambdin. (American Philosophical Society)

The Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, CVO: Irish-born, proud of it and always an Irishman at heart, as he liked to remind people. Indeed from boyhood he was known, and later continued to be known to his wife and close friends, as 'Micky'   Text and photograph taken from the James Caird Society

The Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, CVO: Irish-born, proud of it and always an Irishman at heart, as he liked to remind people. Indeed from boyhood he was known, and later continued to be known to his wife and close friends, as 'Micky' Text and photograph taken from the James Caird Society

Frank Hurley portrait on ASO - Australia's audio and visual heritage online

Frank Hurley portrait on ASO - Australia's audio and visual heritage online

Admiral Sir Albert Hastings Markham, KCB (11 November 1841 – 28 October 1918) was a British explorer, author, and officer in the Royal Navy. In 1903 he was made Knight Commander in the Order of the Bath. He died in London, England at the age of 76. He served for many years on the Council of the Royal Geographical Society along with his cousin Sir Clements Markham, whose biography he would later write. He remained an avid supporter of both Arctic and Antarctic exploration and delighted in the…

Admiral Sir Albert Hastings Markham, KCB (11 November 1841 – 28 October 1918) was a British explorer, author, and officer in the Royal Navy. In 1903 he was made Knight Commander in the Order of the Bath. He died in London, England at the age of 76. He served for many years on the Council of the Royal Geographical Society along with his cousin Sir Clements Markham, whose biography he would later write. He remained an avid supporter of both Arctic and Antarctic exploration and delighted in the…

Lieutenant Robert E. Peary, USN, a circa 1888 photograph captioned 'Bride and Groom.' He was married in 1888 to the former Josephine Biebitsch. The photo was used in the book 'Peary, the man who refused to fail,' by Fitz-hugh Green, 1926. Naval History & Heritage Command, Photographic Section. #NH47456

Lieutenant Robert E. Peary, USN, a circa 1888 photograph captioned 'Bride and Groom.' He was married in 1888 to the former Josephine Biebitsch. The photo was used in the book 'Peary, the man who refused to fail,' by Fitz-hugh Green, 1926. Naval History & Heritage Command, Photographic Section. #NH47456

The Franklin Expedition: 1845-1859

The Franklin Expedition: 1845-1859

Pioneering Australian Antarctic Scientist, Dr Patricia Selkirk, (left) Australian Antarctic Medal, 2004 recipient with Professor Marie Bashir, Governor of New South Wales

Pioneering Australian Antarctic Scientist, Dr Patricia Selkirk, (left) Australian Antarctic Medal, 2004 recipient with Professor Marie Bashir, Governor of New South Wales

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