Shackleton's lost shipwreck discovered off Antarctica

One of the world's most storied shipwrecks, Ernest Shackleton's Endurance

Endurance was discovered at a depth of 3,008 meters (9,869 feet) in the Weddell Sea

This is by far the finest wooden shipwreck I have ever seen. It is upright, well proud of the seabed

The expedition left Cape Town on February 5 with a South African icebreaker.

The explorers used underwater drones to find and film the shipwreck in the merciless Weddell Sea

Photographs of the expedition showed South Africa's Agulhas II icebreaker surrounded by ice, with crew lifted by crane over the frozen sea.

During the mission, they also researched climate change, documenting ice drifts and weather patterns.

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