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Shackleton and his team attempted to reach the South Pole, and turned back at 88 degrees S, due to their instincts to survive.

The Nimrod expedition (1907-1909) established a goal of 'reaching the pole', which was taken up by Roald Amundsen and Captain Robert F Scott in the upcoming years.

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