Ernest Shackleton - Part 6 - Prelude to Endurance
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Part six in our series covers the years 1910-1914. We follow the race to the South Pole between Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen, and then go with Shackleton as he prepares his next expedition - the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition - aka the Endurance Expedition. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Published 10/19/21
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Published 09/22/21