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Shack·le·ton

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

(ˈʃækəltən)
n
(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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