Search for Shackleton's lost ship begins

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Monday 02:24 GMT

Antarctic scientists seeking to locate the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton's lost ship, the Endurance, have arrived at the search site.

The significance of the moment was not lost on the expedition's marine archaeologist, Mensun Bound: "We are the first people here since Shackleton and his men!" he was quoted as saying.

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