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Shackleton

[shak-uh l-tuh n]
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noun
  1. Sir Ernest Henry,1874–1922, English explorer of the Antarctic.
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Shackleton

noun
  1. Sir Ernest Henry. 1874–1922, British explorer. He commanded three expeditions to the Antarctic (1907–09; 1914–17; 1921–22), during which the south magnetic pole was located (1909)
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