The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography
 
 
Looking south over the frozen sea, lat. 74° 10' S. long. 27° 10'  W,
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Looking south over the frozen sea, lat. 74° 10' S. long. 27° 10'  W,

14 January 1915

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V, 1917

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On 10 January 1915 the Endurance expedition members first sighted land. Shackleton decided to sail past Glacier Bay, a good landing spot but 100 miles (185 km) further north than his intended landfall. More