Antarctica – the most remote and inhospitable landmass on the planet. It is also Earth’s only continent without a native human population. Today you can visit it in relative comfort aboard an expedition ship, dress yourself in thermals and gortex and relax afterwards with a hot chocolate laced with whiskey. It’s all very civilised. But during the heroic age, when man first attempted to conquer the continent, it was a very different story. Katie Murray is the staff historian aboard the One Ocean Expeditions ship in the Antarctic…

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