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The heroic era of Antarctic exploration is littered with stories of survival and endurance. These grim exploits are, for the most part, set firmly on the continent of Antarctica. The blinding white of the ice seemed to eclipse all but the most remarkable. But, the most extraordinary of all these stories occurred, not in Antarctica, but deep in the Southern Ocean.

In 1914 tenacious British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton attempted one of the most difficult journeys of modern times. While Roald Amundsen had reached the South Geographic Pole with a professional precision well beyond his time and Captain Falcon Scott had achieved unprecedented fame for failing in his attempt at the same, there was

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