Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874-1922) was an Anglo-Irish explorer and naval officer. Born in Ireland to an English father, Shackleton entered the merchant navy as a young man and joined several Antarctic expeditions between 1901 and 1917, gaining fame and international acclaim. He died en route to Antarctica during a final expedition in 1922 and was buried on South Georgia.
South! The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton C.V.O.
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SOUTH! details the remarkable final Antarctic expedition of famed British explorer Ernest Shackleton. After losing his ship to ice, Shackleton and his men endured hardship, starvation, and brutal cold as they struggled to survive on Elephant Island. In order to save his men, Shackleton and five others set off in a small boat for South Georgia, crossing some of the most dangerous waters on the planet. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.
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