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    Re: Chasing Shackleton, Part 3 of 3
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2014 Jan 24, 12:17 -0500

    Hi Greg

    I found the period clothing bit somewhat laughable, and not really accurate.  It was similar to using a micrometer sextant, not a vernier sextant. 

    By the time that the cross South Georgia Island trip had been made, the Shackleton crew's clothes were in "tatters".  After all, they had been wearing them almost continuously for quite some time. 

    The 'Chasing Shackleton' crew wore them for maybe 2 weeks.  Not a tatter or tear to be seen. 


    On Jan 24, 2014 11:17 AM, "Greg Rudzinski" <gregrudzinski@yahoo.com> wrote:

    After watching parts 2 and 3 I have to give the team leader a bad mark for issuing Shackleton period clothing to the team.. Several members of the team got frost bite. Losing a digit just isn't worth it for this small detail. Enjoyed the show. For those that missed it try YouTube.

    Greg Rudzinski

    Chasing Shackleton, Part 3 of 3
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2014 Jan 23, 21:15 -0800
    Watched the third and final episode. There are no celestial navigational details to review.

    In part 3, the team crosses South Georgia Island on foot, tracing the path blazed by Shackleton and Worsley. The views are stunning. I've read the story many times but seeing the actual locales is wonderful..

    Of the three episodes, part 2 has the most to offer navigationally, followed by part 1.

    I would recommend this to anyone who has the slightest interest in heroic navigation and perseverance in the face of adversity. Its worth a look.

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