Tracing Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic 'Endurance' Voyage

Australian Tim Jarvis to re-create polar adventure. Ned Potter reports.
3:00 | 10/10/12

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Transcript for Tracing Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic 'Endurance' Voyage
It is one of the great survival stories of the twentieth century. Ernest Shackleton who plan to cross Antarctica from one side to the other in 1914. With a crew of 28 man instead they became trapped -- ship the endurance crushed by the -- -- A small groups and out of a lifeboat stealing 800 miles to the next inhabited island to find. The men were stranded for more than a year but incredibly. Not a single one. Shackleton. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- would put aside the differences pull together and achieve its goal against. -- -- possible. It's now an Australian named Tim Jarvis plans to retraced part of -- journey using -- the scene equipment Shackleton team did. A century ago. No one wants to do its. Any differently to -- two missile now honoring his memory during April and people like me who do this stuff it's. That is crucial to -- and the way he he did it at that point. Even now the story of the endurance is haunting the cold was constant. -- far away death could be -- So why do it again with -- jet travel GPS and satellite phones there are few corners of the globe left and discovered. Jarvis points out that while the Antarctic is still -- Ice along the coast is melting the climate warms. In choosing the team of people I've got to go with me in the -- -- -- the same question are you afraid of this annually said no time. It's regarded. Because it really -- as far as I'm concerned -- -- you haven't really taken on board full enormity of what we're trying to do there is still danger. There is still adventure. And potter ABC news New York.

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