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H.M.S Endurance

Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World.

TermDefinition
Antartica Continent around the South Pole; a plateu coverd by a great ice cap and mountain peaks.
H.M.S. Endurance A ship in which sailed to the Antartic.
Frostbite To affect or injure by frost or frostbite.
Mutiny Forcible or passive resistance to laweful authority; espacially: concerted revolt against discipline or a superior officer.
Evacuation Something evacuated or discharged.
Ice Pack An expanse of pack ice.
Ice Floe A ussaully large flat free mass of floating sea ice.
Navigate To travel by water.
Latitude Angular distance from some specified circle or plane of reference.
Longitude Long duration
Scurvy A disease caused by lack of vitamin C and characterized by spongy gums loosening of the teeth, and a bleeding into the skin and mucous membranes.
Shackleton, Sir Ernest British polar explorer.
Gale A strong current of air
Indispensable Not subject to being set aside or neglected
sextant an instrument for measuring anguler distance
chronemeter one designed to keep time with great accuracy
compass to get into ones possesion or power
skipper Any of various erraticlly active insects( such as click beetles or a water strider).
antiscorbutic counteracting scurvy
expidition a journey or excursion undertaken for a specific purpose.
epilogue A cuncluding section that rounds out the design of a literary work.
tiller one that tills
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