Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Alfred Lansing


In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, the place he deliberate to go the final uncharted continent taking walks. In January 1915, after scuffling with its means via 1000 miles of pack ice and just a day’s sail in need of its vacation spot, the Endurance became locked in an island of ice. Thus started the mythical ordeal of Shackleton and his team of twenty-seven men.
 
For ten months the ice-moored Endurance drifted northwest ahead of it was once ultimately overwhelmed among ice floes. with out ideas left, Shackleton and a skeleton team tried a near-impossible trip over 850 miles of the South Atlantic’s heaviest seas to the nearest outpost of civilization. Their survival, and the survival of the lads they left at the back of, trusted their small lifeboat effectively discovering the island of South Georgia—a tiny dot of land in an unlimited and adversarial ocean.
 
In Endurance, the definitive account of Ernest Shackleton’s fateful journey, Alfred Lansing brilliantly narrates the harrowing and spectacular voyage that has outlined heroism for the fashionable age.

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