The bow of Sir Ernest Shackleton's exploratory vessel SS Endurance
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 1914: The bow of Sir Ernest Shackleton's exploratory vessel SS Endurance being prepared for her Antarctic voyage in Millwall Docks, London, England. Towards the end of the expedition, the ship became stuck in the ice and later sank, forcing her crew to make for civilisation in an open craft. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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A dog team near the ice-bound British National Antarctic Expedition ship RRS Discovery, circa 1903. The expedition was led by Robert Falcon Scott and the third officer was Ernest Shackleton. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Two unidentified expedition members on skis
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Two expedition members, both smoking pipes and holding one ski pole each, stand on skis on ice at the side of the sail and steam powered ship Scotia.
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