Friday, March 2, 2012

Places in Ice Story

Cape Wild:  The second and "permanent" camping spot for Shackleton's men on Elephant Island.
Frank Wild had found this location after they realized their first landing place would with high tide be entirely covered with water.    (Ice Story)

Elephant Island:  A mountainous  island about 29 miles long and 17 miles wide off the coast of Antarcica, about 800 miles from South Georgia Island.    (Ice Story and Wikipedia)