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Congratulations to this year’s recipients of our Innovative Geography Teaching Grants, Dr Lisa Ficklin and Grace Healy.

A family connection to Shackleton in Punta Arenas, Chile

With the help of the Chilean Government Shackleton organised two rescue attempts for the relief of the men on Elephant Island from Punta Arenas, Chile.

A family connection to George Marston, the expedition's official artist

George Marston twice accompanied Ernest Shackleton to the Antarctic, first on the British Antarctic 'Nimrod' Expedition (1907-1909) and later on the Imperial Trans-Antarctic 'Endurance' Expedition (1914-1917).

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