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Ernest Shackleton leaves Elephant Island on the James Caird with five other members of the expedition, setting out to reach South Georgia Island 800 miles away. Twenty two men remain on Elephant Island, hopefully waiting.

Date 24 April 1916
Source This photograph was published in the United States in Ernest Shackleton's book, South, in 1919.

Camera location

61° 5′ 51.22″ S, 54° 51′ 25.20″ W

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