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Although Shackleton's mission to cross Antarctica by foot failed, the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition is hailed as a milestone in expedition history. Why?

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Although Shackleton's mission to cross Antarctica by foot failed, the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition is hailed as a milestone in expedition history. Why?

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Shackleton’s mission to cross the Antarctica by foot failed, however this expedition shifted international focus towards the Antarctic and resulted in numerous subsequent scientific and geographic expeditions. After this moment in time 17 Antarctic expeditions were launched by 10 countries. The failed mission of Shackleton resulted in great interest among the countries to conquer the unconquered. This is the main reason why the expedition of Shackleton’s failed mission is so important.

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