Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

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The Imperial Trans-Antarctic expedition of 1914–1917 is seen as the last major expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. It was led by Sir Ernest Shackleton. The expedition was an attempt to make the first land crossing of the Antarctic continent.[1] Shackleton's expedition failed when his ship, Endurance sank.[2]

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  1. McKernan, V. (2006). Shackleton's Stowaway. New York: Knopf Books. ISBN 9780375826917.
  2. Tamiko, R., ed. (2001). South with Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 9780743222921.