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Adventurer to recreate Shackleton's Antarctic exploits

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A polar explorer who famously retraced Douglas Mawson's Antarctic trek launched an ambitious new challenge -- recreating Ernest Shackleton's perilous crossing of the Southern Ocean. 

A polar explorer who famously retraced Douglas Mawson's Antarctic trek launched an ambitious new challenge Sunday -- recreating Ernest Shackleton's perilous crossing of the Southern Ocean. Handout image on December 2, shows members of the crew onboard the expedition vessel "Alexandra Shackleton" (Clockwise) Barry Gray, Tim Jarvis, Paul Swain, Nick Bubb, Ed Wardle and Seb Coulthard

Tim Jarvis, a renowned British/Australian adventurer who in 2007 re-enacted Mawson's 1912 odyssey on the frozen continent, is planning a similar trip in 2013 to follow Shackleton's dramatic 1916 voyage.

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