Our case would be desperate

“The movement of the ice in the swell was increasing, and the floe might split right under our camp. Our case would be desperate if the ice broke into small pieces not large enough to support our party and not loose enough to permit the use of the boats.”

— Ernest Shackleton, South

About Ernest Shackleton

Polar Explorer. Leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917.
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