Wrap up warm and take a journey to the icy ends of the earth.
From attempts to find the North-West Passage in the Arctic Circle to the race to reach the South Pole, discover the history, triumph, tragedy and legacies of polar exploration.
Antarctica and the race to the South Pole
The North-West Passage
The North-West Passage is the route between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Many explorers have risked and lost their lives in searching for this passage, which would be a trade route between Europe and Asia