Monthly Archives: April 2015

Shackleton’s cabin

“I have been insolating the boss’s cabin as he is going to stay in it during the winter we are drifting away from the land so I don’t think there will be any chance of a landing next spring.” — … Continue reading

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Ice Pillars

“We brought certain stores aboard and provided space on deck for the dogs in case they had to be removed from the floe at short notice. We had run a 500-fathom steel wire round the ship, snow-huts, and kennels, with … Continue reading

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Crean and puppies

“We had fifty-four dogs and eight pups early in April.” — Ernest Shackleton, South

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