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Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure Competition

24 November 2010 by davidl

Open now at Merseyside Maritime Museum, Endurance: Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure tells the amazing story of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 expedition to the vast continent of Antarctica, as told through the photographs taken of the voyage by Frank Hurley, who dove into icy waters to retrieve his negatives.

To celebrate this pioneering explorer spirit we want to see photos of your travels and explorations, whether from exotic destinations thousands of miles away or somewhere unusual closer to home. You don’t have to brave the harsh conditions that Shackleton and his crew endured, just be imaginative!

Ice stalactites framing a snow-covered landscape

Ice stalactites © Royal Geographical Society

Submit your photos to our Flickr competition group to be in with a chance of winning some great prizes – the winner will receive a family ticket for four to attend the 7.30pm performance of Polar on 8 January 2011 at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, plus some Shackleton goodies from Merseyside Maritime Museum shop. Polar is a spectacular cinematic portrait of the Arctic and Antarctic, with live orchestral soundtrack from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - a magical New Year treat for all the family!

Visit the Flickr competition page for more information on the competition and submission rules.

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