[shak-uh l-tuh n]
- Sir Ernest Henry,1874–1922, English explorer of the Antarctic.
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Hurley did not accompany Shackleton on the dash to South Georgia.
For Jarvis, however, the only holy presence looking out for them is Shackleton.
In ‘Chasing Shackleton’, Tim Jarvis re-enacts a hundred-year-old Antarctic journey using replica gear and clothing.
Not unknown in his time, Shackleton was nevertheless not as revered then as he is now.
Imperiled as he is, he cannot recreate the tooth-and-nail desperation that fueled Shackleton.
His name is Shackleton, and his journey is famous far and wide.From Pole to Pole
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"Lieutenant Shackleton will see you," announced the sergeant.Uncle Sam's Boys in the Ranks
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Chuckleson lifted a foul that dropped into Shackleton's mitt.Frank Merriwell's Son
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Shackleton's experience was that the Ice Barrier was best suited for ponies.
In its place was a long, wide bay, which Shackleton named the Bay of Whales.
- 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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