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Virtual Shackleton

Articles from the Shackleton Rowett Expedition

The following 3 articles are from the Shackleton Rowett Expedition:

About the expedition

The Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1921-1922 was to sail along previously unvisited stretches of the Antarctic continent. Quest arrived in South Georgia in January 1922 where Shackleton died on 5 January. The expedition continued under John Robert Francis [Frank] Wild’s command visiting the South Shetland Islands, Gough Island and Tristan da Cunha. The expedition proved the non-existence of New South Greenland. Shackleton was buried in the whalers’ graveyard at Grytviken, South Georgia.