Site Updates

Thanks to Geir Røsset for two photographs of a headstone at Prince Olav Harbour main cemetery.

Thanks to Lex for pointing me at three pictures of the unveiling of the headstone on Shackleton's grave in 1928. I have also found a film clip online showing an early visit to the grave (pre-headstone) and the building of the cairn at Hope Point.

Thanks to Lex van Groningen for pointing out a few minor mistakes, broken links, and typos. These have been fixed.

In her book 'In the Shadow of Shackleton's Cross, an Antarctic Memoir' (2014), Beverley McLeod describes the circumstances of the death of Gunnar Langaas and his funeral procession.

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