The White Darkness: A Journey Across Antarctica
Uli Schöberl

As Worsley and his companions continued toward the Pole, they were no longer following in Shackleton's steps. To their relief, they began descending in altitude, their sleds, lightened from the consumption of food, scooting easily behind them. After eight days, they had covered ninety-two nautical miles, a reminder of just how close Shackleton had been to realizing his dream.