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Topic - Ernest Shackleton
In August 1914, Ernest Shackleton, the British explorer, sailed to the Antarctic with the bold objective of being the first to walk across the frozen continent from the Weddell Sea to the Ross Sea, crossing the South Pole.
Google's online mapping service is incorporating additional images from Antarctica.
A crate of Scotch whisky that has been frozen in Antarctic ice for more than 100 years is being unthawed for analysis, not drinking, museum officials say.