Adventurers re-enact Shackleton's voyage
A modern-day team of six led by Tim Jarvis re-enacted a 1916 expedition led by Ernest Shackleton to save his crew after their ship got stuck in Antarctica’s icy waters. They reached an old whaling station on remote South Georgia island on Feb. 11-- just 19 days after leaving Elephant Island. Just as Shackleton did in 1916, Jarvis and his team sailed 800 nautical miles across the Southern Ocean in a small lifeboat and then climbed over crevasse-filled mountains in South Georgia.
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