Stuck in the ice
The modern expedition hopes to learn more about the Larsen C ice shelf at the edge of the Weddell Sea, on the eastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Recording the moment
The ship was abandoned by Shackleton and his crew in October 1915, after it had become trapped in sea ice for many months and was starting to sink.
The expedition was called the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.
Leader of the pack
He had made two previous ship expeditions to Antarctica before he took command of the Endurance in 1914 for the Trans-Antarctic Expedition.
Caught in the floe
Efforts by the crew to free the ship from the sea ice were unsuccessful.
A total loss
At the end of October 1915, Shackleton and the crew abandoned the ship. It was completely crushed by the ice a few days later, and sank beneath the ice on 21 November.