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Sub-zero Antarctic Expedition International Polar Foundation’s Adventure Site

On December 2 they reached their limit of the outward journey and abruptly turned about. Even though Siple and Corey had been on their journey, Wade and Stancliff carried on geological observations in the vicinity of Saunders Mountain, Crevasse Valley Glacier and the Haines Mountains. The teams met up once more at the Haines mountains and the Marie Byrd Land sledging party arrived back at Small America II at three p.m. On December 29 right after 77 days of exploration covering 862 miles. The Weddell Sea party would travel aboard Endurance and continue to the Vahsel Bay region, exactly where...