CAMINAR LA LINEA_ROJA

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TO WALK THE LINE

1. To maintain a fragile balance between one extreme and another. i.e.: good and evil, sanity and insanity, decency and decadence, etc. 2. To behave; to abide by the the law and/or to abide by moral standards; to walk a straight path of decency by following the rules; to “walk the straight and narrow.”

LOS_FALLECIDOS

Expedition deaths during the Heroic Age

Nineteen men died on Antarctic expeditions during the Heroic Age. Of these, four died of illnesses unrelated to their Antarctic experiences, and two died from accidents in New Zealand. The remaining 13 perished during service on or near the Antarctic continent.

Expedition Name Country Date of death Place of death Cause
Belgian Antarctic Expedition Carl August Wiencke Norway 22 January 1898 South Shetland Islands Washed overboard and drowned  
Belgian Antarctic Expedition Émile Danco Belgium 5 June 1898 Bellingshausen Sea Heart disease  
Southern Cross Expedition Nicolai Hansen Norway 14 October 1899 Cape Adare, Antarctica Intestinal disorder  
Discovery Expedition Charles Bonnor UK 2 December 1901 Lyttelton Harbour, New Zealand Fell from ship’s mast
George Vince UK 11 March 1902 Ross Island, Antarctica Slipped over ice precipice
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition Allan Ramsey UK 6 August 1903 South Orkney Islands Heart disease  
Terra Nova Expedition Edgar Evans UK 18 February 1912 Beardmore Glacier, Antarctica Starvation, scurvy and cold  
Lawrence Oates UK 17 March 1912 Great Ice Barrier, Antarctica Starvation, scurvy and cold
Robert Falcon Scott UK 29 March 1912 Great Ice Barrier, Antarctica Starvation, scurvy and cold
Edward Wilson UK 29 March 1912 Great Ice Barrier, Antarctica Starvation, scurvy and cold
Henry Bowers UK 29 March 1912 Great Ice Barrier, Antarctica Starvation, scurvy and cold
Robert Brissenden UK 17 August 1912 Admiralty Bay, New Zealand Drowning
Second German Antarctic Expedition Richard Vahsel Germany 8 August 1912 Weddell Sea Syphilis  
Australasian Antarctic Expedition Belgrave Ninnis UK 14 December 1912 King George V Land, Antarctica Fell into crevasse  
Xavier Mertz Switzerland 7 January 1913 King George V Land, Antarctica Hypervitaminosis A
Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
(Ross Sea party)
Arnold Spencer-Smith UK 9 March 1916 Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica Cold and scurvy  
Aeneas Mackintosh UK 8 May 1916 McMurdo Sound, Antarctica Fell through sea ice
Victor Hayward UK 8 May 1916 McMurdo Sound, Antarctica Fell through sea ice
Shackleton–Rowett Expedition Ernest Shackleton UK 5 January 1922 South Georgia Heart disease

 

source: Wikipedia