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The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

Notable Explorers

“For a joint scientific and geographical piece of organization, give me Scott; for a winter journey, Wilson; for a dash to the Pole and nothing else, Amundsen: and if I am in the devil of a hole and want to get out of it, give me Shackleton every time.”  Apsley Cherry-Garrard  

Robert Falcon Scott

Edward A. Wilson

Roald Amundsen

Ernest Shackleton

History Sources

"Exploration is the physical expression of the Intellectual Passion. And I tell you, if you have the desire for knowledge and the power to give it physical expression, go out and explore...." Cherry-Gerard

California State University Maritime Academy

Cal Maritime Library
200 Maritime Academy Drive
Vallejo, CA 94590 
707-654-1090

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