Ernst Shackleton and the Seventh ContinentCity of Sydney Historical Association

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Ernst Shackleton and the Seventh Continent

Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922), renowned Anglo Irish Antarctic Explorer never achieved his life goal to reach the South Pole. In 1915 his Imperial Antarctic Expedition foundered when his ship The Endurance sank in the Weddell Sea. His leadership skills enabled him to escape the ice against all odds .

Kevin Fitzpatrick, with a background in leadership training and development and a love of history was captivated by Shackleton’s achievement. In 2015 the centenary year of Shackleton’s escape from the ice he travelled to Antarctica and followed part of Shackleton’s escape journey.

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280 Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales

2pm to 3pm

Entry fees:
Adults $ 10
Onsite facilities: