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the Weddell Sea After the Ice Had Crushed Her

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���The Endurance outlined against the three-months-long night of the Antarctic. An oil fire near the bow of the ship helped the camera's powder flash to light up the place and make possible the photograph. After she sank, the party divided on Elephant Island, Shackleton and five men going for food. After three unsuccessful attempts amidst untold hardships he finally rescued his men

��Sinking to her grave in the Weddell Sea. The ice broke off her masts and rigging and finally crushed her. When the pressure from the tremendous floes which hemmed her in was released the Endurance slipped down through the crack. The party then set off in boats. A year later they reached safety



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