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www.wanderingalbatross.org-kinghaakon lrg The end of Shackletons voyage from Elephant Island to South Georgia 15th May 2016

Pictures of Cave Cove and King Haakon Sound    from www.wanderingalbatross.org (2008) They knew that in all probability they would die, swept beyond South Georgia into an empty antarctic ocean...

goodwp.com-30193 copy South Georgia - so close yet impossible to reach 8th May 2016

The second week began in an ice storm that threatened to encase the tiny James Caird in top heavy ice, then capsize it. Earnest Shackleton, Frank Worsley and the four crew take turns to crawl onto...

Hansen.lifeboat-10-11-reduced The epic first week of one of the greatest boat journeys ever made 1st May 2016

100 years ago on the 24th April 1916 Earnest Shackleton, Frank Worsley and four others set off to sail 1500 kilometres in the worst seas in the world, in winter, to try and save the remaining...

Launching the James Caird We all have heroes. This is about one of ours. 24th Apr 2016

One of the greatest boat journeys ever made started 100 years ago today. Over the next sixteen days 6 men already weakened by five months surviving on drifting ice flows, sailed a tiny boat 1500...

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