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Shackleton's Rock

Antarctica

I have referred to this rock formation as Shackleton's Rock for years but have found no substantiation of its existence anywhere! Located on the southeast shore of Stromness Bay on South Georgia Island, I "overheard" that this rock formation helped Ernest Shackleton find the crew of his doomed ship, the "Endurance", on his return having left them to find help when the Endurance was crushed by ice and sank.

The REAL story is that Shackleton's men had been stranded on Elephant Island; 800 miles to the southwest of South Georgia. When Shackleton and five of his crew set out from Elephant Island on April 24th, 1916 in one of Endurance's lifeboats (the James Caird) they were heading for South Georgia Island in an attempt to get help for the crew left behind. Shackleton DID reach South Georgia under nearly impossible odds then hiked over snowy mountains to reach the whaling station at Stromness. Returning to Elephant Island 3 months after leaving to find help, Shackleton found every crew member alive and well!

Whether this rock formation helped Shackleton navigate OUT of Stromness Bay or helped the rescue party find their way BACK to Stromness Bay after picking up the men on Elephant Island is a mystery. I will continue to call this cool Antarctic rock formation "Shackleton's Rock" because Ernest Shackleton and this rock are both awesome. Photo © copyright by Craig Kerr.

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