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 (shăk′əl-tən), Sir Ernest Henry 1874-1922.
Irish-born British explorer noted for his several expeditions in and around Antarctica.

Shackleton

(ˈʃækəltən)
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(Biography) Sir Ernest Henry. 1874–1922, British explorer. He commanded three expeditions to the Antarctic (1907–09; 1914–17; 1921–22), during which the south magnetic pole was located (1909)
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Graham Shackleton,43, was welcomed on Sunday afternoon in Paphos after walking non-stop for around 36 hours from Cape Greco in the Famagusta district, to raise funds for animal welfare.
It sits at the top of Hyundai's range, and celebrates a recent history-making drive by Patrick Bergel, the greatgrandson of legendary polar explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton.
Explorer Henry Worsley passed away last January following in the footsteps of his hero, Sir Ernest Shackleton.
Following Roald Amundsen's conquering of the South Pole in 1911, Shackleton believed that a complete land crossing of the continent remained the final objective of Antarctic exploration.
Shackleton dreamed of being the first to cross the Antarctic, but when his ship "Endurance" became immobilized in the icy floes of the Weddell Sea, his voyage became a quest to save the lives of the twenty-seven members of the crew.
Artist Josh Shackleton along with Josh Richardson form Hildoceras, an art collective which creates audio-visuals works which have been exhibited nationwide.
The State Government has appointed experienced barrister and solicitor Evan Shackleton as a Magistrate of the Magistrates Court of Western Australia.
WARTIME tensions and the stress of trying to rescue his stranded crew left explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton bitter in the Falkland Islands, his granddaughter Alexandra said.
A REMARKABLE set of rare medals awarded to explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton for his Antarctic expeditions are up for auction.
Gary Shackleton targeted two houses in the space of six hours, stealing the vehicle and around PS2,000-worth of other items.
The 1945 Shackleton bought |by the Shackleton Preservation Trust
RANGERS nomad Paul Shackleton has confirmed the club's general meeting will be postponed if too many fans go to London.