Ernest Shackleton, the British Polar explorer set off in 1914 to cross Antarctica by sled dog. Along with his men Shackleton was trapped onboard the Endurance when it was encased by pack ice.
A team of scientists investigating one of the most remote regions in the Antarctica hiding the Endurance wreckage have embarked on their expedition.
The S.A. Agulhas II vessel has set sail towards the Larsen C Ice Shelf, the fourth largest ice shelf in the Antarctica, where only a “handful of ships” have traveled to.
The mission is twofold – to unearth British explorer Earnest Shackleton’s Endurance ship, which sank in 1915, and to carry out vital climate change research. Read More