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  1. Landings on Elephant Island are extremely rare due to its extreme weather conditions and rocky shore.
  2. The film crew films a recreation of Shackleton's arrival at Elephant Island in a Chilean rescue boat.
  3. The James Caird at sea.
  4. Elephant Island through the fog.
  5. The James Caird in a steep swell.
  6. South Georgia appears in the distance beyond an iceberg.
  7. Water churning in the sea.
  8. View of Puerto Willams as team cruised through Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego.
  9. Sunset at the Peninsula.


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