Shackleton Centenary Expedition

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Departing Hut Point November 20, 2008

Departing Hut Point

Video taken by Bob Greschke from the US Antarctic base at McMurdo on Sunday 16th November 2008. This video can also be seen on the Foundation's vimeo site.

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The Heart of the Antarctic

This is the story of the “Farthest South” expedition, told by its leader. After enduring biting winds, short rations and crevasse-ridden glaciers for over a year, Shackleton’s party faced a desperate forced march to return to their ship, The Nimrod, or face being marooned on the ice.

Taken from Sir Ernest Shackleton’s own compelling chronicle of his first Antarctic expedition, written on his return in 1909.

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