Early Antarctic exploration was an international endeavor

An Antarctic expedition is the worst way to have the best time in your life. Apsley Cherry-Garrard, The Worst Journey in the World (1922) Anyone who has ventured to Antarctica can not help but have the highest respect for early explorers. How did these men, without the benefit of modern outdoor equipment, endure the harsh conditions of cold, starvation, isolation, scurvy, injury, ice storms, avalanches, and physical deterioration? Why...

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