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  • Michael Barne | Tom Crean
    1904 Discovery Expedition and was the last survivor of the expedition Barne was born in Sotterley Park Suffolk His fathers name was Frederick Barne and his mothers was Constance Adelaide Seymour In 1901 he was picked by Scott as Second Lieutenant to the Polar Expedition He suffered frostbite and made lots of notes all through his three years with the expedition He was awarded the Polar Medal for his bravery

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  • Sir Ernest Shackleton | Tom Crean
    Antarctica Quotes Sir Ernest Shackleton Ernest Shackleton was born on the 15th of February 1874 He was a polar explorer who led three British expeditions to Antarctica He was born in County Kildare and he and his family moved to London when he was ten He went on his first expedition as third officer on Captain Robert Falcon Scott s expedition on the Discovery in 1901 but was sent home early on health grounds He returned to Antarctica in 1907 as leader of the Nirmrod Expedition due to his personal failure in 1914 when he was on the Endurance the shipgot trapped in packed ice and was slowly crushed before small parties could be landed With the Endurance destroyed and 28 people including himself on Elephant Island Shackleton took 6 men with him on a journey to South Georgia on the James Caird to get help so he and his crew can get to safety When the six men got to South Georgia they were on the south side of the island and the whaling stations were on the north side so Shackleton along with Tom Crean and Skipper Worsley made a trek of 48km to the north side of

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  • William Lashley | Tom Crean
    was born in 1867 in Hambledon Hampshire He was a son of a farmer In 1901 he joined Captain Scott s ship the Discovery as a part of the Royal Navy They went to Victoria Land He assisted Tom Crean in the race to the South Pole and when they were told to go back to base camp Lt Evans fell very sick with scurvy William stayed with Lt Evans

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  • The Ballad of Tom Crean | Tom Crean
    Ernest Shackleton William Lashley The Ballad of Tom Crean Antarctica Cool Facts Animals of Antarctica Birds Seals Whales Plants of Antarctica Protecting Antarctica Weather in Antarctica Quotes The Ballad of Tom Crean Hail hail Tom Crean hail hail Tom Crean He s the bravest man that the world s ever seen Hail hail Tom Crean hail hail Tom Crean He s the Irish giant from County Kerry Walked thirty five miles in the Arctic alone To save Teddy Evans from making his bones He went down to the south with Shackleton and Scott Won three polar medals and a coward he s not Faced death many times but he never backed down Came home to Anascaul his little home town Hail hail Tom Crean hail hail Tom Crean He s the bravest man that the world s ever seen Hail hail Tom Crean hail hail Tom Crean He s the Irish giant from County Kerry Audio clip Adobe Flash Player version 9 or above is required to play this audio clip Download the latest version here You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser The Ballad of Tom Crean was recorded circa 1918 by fellow crew members of

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  • Cool Facts | Tom Crean
    Scotts birthday Around 90 of the ice on Earth is found in Antarctica If the ice melted in Antarctica the sea level would rise by 200ft Antarctica is almost doule the size of Australia Thousands of people work in Antarctica Until 1840 people did not know if Antarctica was just ice or if there was land underneath Mount Erebus is the only active volcano in Antarctica There are around 8

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  • Seals | Tom Crean
    they are 1 meter long Baikal seals 5 meter in length and 3200kg in weight Seals have streamlind bodies and four limbs that are modified into flippers Seals have a layer of fat or blubber under the skin to keep warm in cold water The meat and fur of the pinnipeds have traditonally been used by inidgenous people of the Arctic Many types of seals live in the Antartic and

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  • Whales | Tom Crean
    Whales belong to the group of mammals called Cetaceans They give birth to calves baby whales that stay with the mother for over a year and feed on milk given by the mother Whales are warm blooded animals that have a similar skeleton to humans The rear flippers of whales are called flukes The killer whale has no predator so the killer whale is known as apex or alpha predator

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  • Plants of Antarctica | Tom Crean
    Ballad of Tom Crean Antarctica Cool Facts Animals of Antarctica Birds Seals Whales Plants of Antarctica Protecting Antarctica Weather in Antarctica Quotes Plants of Antarctica Their is only a few plants in Antarctica It is mostly moss and even that is rare in Antarctica Its so cold that most plants would die very quickly Antarctica is not fit for plants or people although some animals live there It gets extremly

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