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This Crew Was Stranded in Sub-Zero Conditions for Two Years

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This Crew Was Stranded in Sub-Zero Conditions for Two Years

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When their ship becomes entombed in an ice floe, Shackelton and his crew are forced to abandon ship. Trapped on thin ice, the men are left to survive the bitter cold of the frozen Southern Ocean.

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In 1914, the world's first trans-Antarctic expedition came to a cold stop. Trapped in ice just 60 miles from their destination, explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew found themselves in a dire situation that would play out as a two-year battle against starvation, sub-zero conditions, and the threat of being swallowed by the unforgiving Southern Ocean. Witness this incredible story of courage and survival, fueled by ship captain Frank Worsley's exceptional navigational skills, the crew's resiliency, and Shackleton's cool-headed leadership.

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