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Endurance Ship in background. In 1916, Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance became crushed in the ice floes. Captain Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874-1922) was an Anglo-Irish explorer, now chiefly remembered for his Antarctic expedition of 1914-1916 in the ship Endurance. From Antarctica: The Last Continent by Ian Cameron page 65.

from Mail Online

By Imogen Calderwood For Mailonline

Frozen in time: Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew sailed to the Antarctic on the Endurance, but the ship became trapped in the thick ice

from Smithsonian

The Most Terrible Polar Exploration Ever: Douglas Mawson’s Antarctic Journey

from The Independent

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1922: The monument to Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton on the main island of South Georgia. He died of a heart attack and was burried there in 1922, having returned to the spot on the 'Quest', six years after his famous Antarctic Expedition.

from BBC News

Stark images of Shackleton's struggle