HRH The Duke of Edinburgh visiting Shackleton's memorial cross
Collection of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
RCIN 2506564

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh visiting Shackleton's memorial cross

January 1957

Michael Parker

Collection of HRH Duke of Edinburgh

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh is one of the few members of the Royal Family to have crossed the Antarctic Circle. In January 1957, he paid tribute to Shackleton at the memorial cross erected on South Georgia as part of a four-month voyage in which the HMY Britannia circumnavigated the globe. More