<em>Shackleton's last voyage: the story of the 'Quest'</em>
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Shackleton's last voyage: the story of the 'Quest'


Frank Wild

Presented to King George V

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The Quest expedition was intended to circumnavigate Antarctica, and to fix the position of various islands. Unfortunately Shackleton died of a heart attack on 5 January 1922, shortly after the ship reached South Georgia.