Shackleton Centenary Expedition

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Day 59, 11 January Distance travelled: 721.8 nmi Temperature: -25 °C Conditions: Sunny. Perfect weather. Windchill -33 Read Journal Entry
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Day 59 Report January 11, 2009

Day 59 Report

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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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