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Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

Ernest Shackleton describes leading his second expedition to Antarctica from 1914-1917. The expedition is considered to be the last major expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Shackleton recounts the progress of the Endurance, Shackleton’s ship, which is eventually held in pack ice, crushed, and sinks. Shackleton and his men must escape the ice which has become their new home.

First published in 1919, this edition is derived from the original book with 94 black & white photographs and illustrations. As always, this edition is complete and unabridged.

Author(s): Ernest Shackleton

Illustrator(s): Various

Translator(s): None

Book Size: 6" x 9"

Pages: 451

Font Size: 12pt

ISBN: 9781649652287

ASIN: 1649652283

  • Paperback: Perfect bound with gloss cover; cream standard paper.
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About the Author

Ernest Shackleton, born in County Kildare, Ireland, is remembered as one of the most renowned Antarctic explorers of the early 20th century. Shackleton's adventurous spirit and leadership skills came to the forefront during the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. His most famous expedition, the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917), aimed to cross the continent from the Weddell Sea to the Ross Sea via the South Pole. However, the expedition faced unprecedented challenges when their ship, the Endurance, became trapped in pack ice and eventually sank. Shackleton's exceptional leadership skills and determination came to the fore as he navigated his crew through treacherous conditions, ultimately ensuring the survival of every member.