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  • Protecting Antarctica | Tom Crean
    Protecting Antarctica Weather in Antarctica Quotes Protecting Antarctica Antarctica is the last and largest wilderness area on Earth that isn t spoiled yet It has many animals that need Antarctica to survive People could come and destroy the area Antarctica has many minerals such as coal silver gold copper oil iron and gas Mining has been banned in Antarctica until 2041 We need to make sure to protect Antarctica and

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  • Weather in Antarctica | Tom Crean
    The Ballad of Tom Crean Antarctica Cool Facts Animals of Antarctica Birds Seals Whales Plants of Antarctica Protecting Antarctica Weather in Antarctica Quotes Weather in Antarctica Antarctica has the lowest temperature ever recorded on the surface on Earth It is the coldest place on Earth The lowest recorded temperature in Antarctica was 93 2 degrees celsius Antarctica is the coldest driest and windiest continent Antarctica is considered a desert The

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  • Quotes | Tom Crean
    Quotes He ll be playing at the Bradley Centre again Tom Crean The biggest key was to defend Quinn and falls at the three point line Tom Crean I ll cherish it forever This is a special win Tom Crean It s very hard to come back on this team Tom Crean it was one of the most intense battles that I have been associated with as a coach i

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  • Chapter 21 ~ Tom the Pole | Tom Crean
    Whales Plants of Antarctica Protecting Antarctica Weather in Antarctica Quotes Chapter 21 Tom the Pole I sailed back to Europe and rejoined the navy to fight in the war Luckily I survived I retired from the navy in 1920 During the time I moved from the lowest rank of Boy Second Class to Warrant officer I left the navy and went back to my home in Ireland I got married to a lovely local lady called Nell and we had three daughters We also opened a pub I called it The South Pole Inn Local people called me Tom the Pole and they called my wife Nell the Pole I never forgot my trips to Antarctica After a few years Shackleton wanted to go on another expedition and asked me to come along I loved the ice but I was now 43 and had a family to look after so I had to say no I lived a normal life after that looked after my family walked my dog and puffed my pipe It is now 1938 and it was my birthday a few days ago I have a bad stomach pain and I m in hospital I think my

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  • Tom’s Diary | Tom Crean
    us a huge meal and a warm comfortable bed We were delighted The next day a ship went around the island to recover the three men left behind on the James Caird Skipper Shackleton and I spent months trying to reach their stranded comrades that were camped under the boats on Elephant Island It was a heartbreasing time for the three men They battled to survive killing animals to eat but the though men kept on going One of the men suffered badly from frostbite in the freezing weather One day two of the castaways were sitting by the seas edge searching for shellfish to make their evening meal One of them looked up and suddenly yelled out Ship O It was time to go home The men from Endurance who had been cut off from civilisation for almost two years were surley the only people on earth who knew nothing about the war Continue reading This entry was posted in Tom s Diary on August 30 1916 by Blanka 6th Chapter 19 An Historic Trek We climed for two hours The trek was terrifying Finally we arrived and we had a warm welcoming Skipper Shackleton and myself were treated like kings The Whalers had made space in their houses for us and we had our first bath in eighteen months Next day there was a boat sailing around the island looking for the remaining men and the James Caird Skipper Shackleton and myself spent a very long time trying to reach our stranded comrades camped under the boats on Elephant Island Many had sank and had thought that Skipper Shackleton and myself had drowned Continue reading This entry was posted in Tom s Diary on July 20 1916 by Blanka 6th Chapter 18 March or Die I searched the island for water Suddenly I saw water running down the rocks All the men ran over to drink the water The boat was stuck to the rocks and we didn t know how to get it out The men and I looked for somewhere to stay Luckily I spotted a small cave It was damp and cold but for the men it was like a five star hotel I was on the lookout for help when suddenly a wave came in and pulled the boat away I jumped into the water and grabbed onto the boat I roared for help and soon the rest of the men jumped in But they did not notice the rudder was gone Continue reading This entry was posted in Tom s Diary on May 19 1916 by Blanka 6th Chapter 17 An Epic Voyage The boat got through the breakers and ice bergs around Elephant Island The only thing we saw in the dark was my pipe We were soaked to the skin from the sea spray and often some of us were frostbitten Continue reading This entry was posted in Tom s Diary on April 15 1916 by Aaron 6th Chapter 16 A

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  • Leila (6th) | Tom Crean
    Second Class to Warrant officer I left the navy and went back to my home in Ireland I got married to a lovely local lady called Nell and we had three daughters We also opened a pub I called it The South Pole Inn Local people called me Tom the Pole and they called my wife Nell the Pole I never forgot my trips to Antarctica After a few years Shackleton wanted to go on another expedition and asked me to come along I loved the ice but I was now 43 and had a family to look after so I had to say no I lived a normal life after that looked after my family walked my dog and puffed my pipe It is now 1938 and it was my birthday a few days ago I have a bad stomach pain and I m in hospital I think my life is ove Continue reading This entry was posted in Tom s Diary on July 27 1938 by Leila 6th Chapter 14 Cast Adrift We worked very hard I took lots of food on sledges We built more dogloos We only had some food tents 60 dog a small cat

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  • Chapter 20 ~ Rescue Mission | Tom Crean
    Protecting Antarctica Weather in Antarctica Quotes Chapter 20 Rescue Mission Skipper Shackleton and I were treated like kings The whalers finally found space for us in their own homes We had their first bath since eighteen months A clean set of clothes was found for each of us a huge meal and a warm comfortable bed We were delighted The next day a ship went around the island to recover the three men left behind on the James Caird Skipper Shackleton and I spent months trying to reach their stranded comrades that were camped under the boats on Elephant Island It was a heartbreasing time for the three men They battled to survive killing animals to eat but the though men kept on going One of the men suffered badly from frostbite in the freezing weather One day two of the castaways were sitting by the seas edge searching for shellfish to make their evening meal One of them looked up and suddenly yelled out Ship O It was time to go home The men from Endurance who had been cut off from civilisation for almost two years were surley the only people on earth who knew nothing about the

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  • Blanka (6th) | Tom Crean
    climed for two hours The trek was terrifying Finally we arrived and we had a warm welcoming Skipper Shackleton and myself were treated like kings The Whalers had made space in their houses for us and we had our first bath in eighteen months Next day there was a boat sailing around the island looking for the remaining men and the James Caird Skipper Shackleton and myself spent a very long time trying to reach our stranded comrades camped under the boats on Elephant Island Many had sank and had thought that Skipper Shackleton and myself had drowned Continue reading This entry was posted in Tom s Diary on July 20 1916 by Blanka 6th Chapter 18 March or Die I searched the island for water Suddenly I saw water running down the rocks All the men ran over to drink the water The boat was stuck to the rocks and we didn t know how to get it out The men and I looked for somewhere to stay Luckily I spotted a small cave It was damp and cold but for the men it was like a five star hotel I was on the lookout for help when suddenly a wave came in and pulled the boat away I jumped into the water and grabbed onto the boat I roared for help and soon the rest of the men jumped in But they did not notice the rudder was gone Continue reading This entry was posted in Tom s Diary on May 19 1916 by Blanka 6th Chapter 13 Trapped The Endurance was stuck in the cold Antartic ice Time was moving slowly we even stated playing football on the ice At one point we all came to a conclusion that we would all shave our heads to pass

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