South! The Story of Shackleton’s Last Expedition 1914 – 1917

Google Earth Tours and Educational Materials created during 2014

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s attempt

of the first crossing of the Antarctic continent,

from sea to sea via the Pole

SOUTH!

THE STORY OF

SHACKLETON’S LAST EXPEDITION

1914–1917

Sir Ernest Shackleton C.V.O.

TO

MY COMRADES

WHO FELL IN THE WHITE WARFARE

OF THE SOUTH AND ON THE

RED FIELDS OF FRANCE

AND FLANDERS

CONTENTS

PREFACE Google Earth Tour

I.  INTO THE WEDDELL SEA

Chapter 1 Google Earth Tour

II.  NEW LAND

Chapter 2 Google Earth Tour

III. WINTER MONTHS

Chapter 3 Google Earth Tour

IV.  LOSS OF THE ENDURANCE

Chapter 4 Google Earth Tour

V.  OCEAN CAMP

Chapter 5 Google Earth Tour

VI.  THE MARCH BETWEEN

Chapter 6 Google Earth Tour

VII. PATIENCE CAMP

Chapter 7 Google Earth Tour

VIII. ESCAPE FROM THE ICE

Chapter 8 Google Earth Tour

IX.  THE BOAT JOURNEY

Chapter 9 Google Earth Tour

X.  ACROSS SOUTH GEORGIA

Chapter 10 Google Earth Tour

XI.  THE RESCUE

Chapter 11 Google Earth Tour

XII. ELEPHANT ISLAND

Chapter 12 Google Earth Tour

XIII. THE ROSS SEA PARTY

Chapter 13 Google Earth Tour

XIV. WINTERING IN McMURDO SOUND

Chapter 14 Google Earth Tour

XV.  LAYING THE DEPOTS

Chapter 15 Google Earth Tour

XVI. THE AURORA’S DRIFT

Chapter 16 Google Earth Tour

XVII. THE LAST RELIEF

Chapter 17 Google Earth Tour

XVIII. THE FINAL PHASE

Chapter 18 Hyper-linked Text

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