1.18.2009

Shackleton avenged

Some of his relatives have reached the South Pole:
The team members, descendents of Shackleton's team or his family, took 66 days to complete the explorer's route, 100 years after he abandoned it.

Speaking from Antarctica, Mr Gow said: "It's been a very long journey, 66 days over 900 miles of pulling our sledges... we're absolutely ecstatic."