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Illustration of explorer Ernest Shackleton & his men pulling lifeboat "James Caird" ashore on South Georgia Island after 800 mile trek to get help for the rest of his crew who were left stranded on Elephant Island after their ship "Endurance" was crushed by Weddell Sea pack ice during Shakelton's 2nd expedition to the Antarctic.

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  • Date: 1915
  • Location: South Georgia Island, United Kingdom
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Ernest H. Shackleton, Heroism, Antarctic Regions, Lifeboats, Ships, Explorations, 1910s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1266783
  • Credits: MANSELL COLLECTION

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