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The Southern Party on Board the Nimrod
Left to right - Wild, Shackleton, Marshall, Adams


The four members of the party that set out to attempt to become the first to reach the South pole, they were defeated by the weather, but also a lack of supplies and suitable equipment just 97 miles from the South Pole, a point they reached on January the 9th 1909.

Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) British Imperial Antarctic Expedition "Nimrod - Expedition", 1907 -1909

In: "The Heart of the Antarctic", Volume I, by E. H. Shackleton, 1909. P. 364

Picture courtesy NOAA

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