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Antarctica's most famous shipwreck, Endurance, discovered after 106 years.
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The ship slot was discovered at a depth of 10,000 feet, just four miles from its last known location.

The wreck of the Endurance that carried explorer Ernest Shackleton to the edge of Antarctica in 1915 before being crushed and sunk by ice. It was discovered nearly 10,000 feet below the surface of the Weddell Sea.

A search expedition deployed by the Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust and dubbed Endurance22 announced the discovery in a March 8 news conference. Captain Frank Worsley was found just four miles south. of the last recorded position in 1915

The Endurance22 crew set off aboard the Agulhas II, a South African icebreaker, in early February. The team used a series of self-controlled underwater vehicles to search for unusual features on the seafloor. Finally, they were able to locate the ship. by sending down a high-resolution camera to capture the findings.

Images of the wreck show that it is in remarkable condition. There are colonies of many aquatic animals. but not in severe disrepair The icy conditions in the Weddell Sea have prevented the buildup of organisms that could destroy most of the forest.


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