Title slide with the text Explorers and Investigations. The first two letters of explorers appear enlarged through the lens of a magnifying glass. Black and white photograph of a group of four men dressed akin to stereotypical pirates.  Captioned: Captain Shortbread's party of 1911 prepare for their final assault on Peak Frean. (from left): Captain Shortbread, Garibaldi, Bourbon and Twiglet. Black and white photograph of a middle aged couple and an older lady with several pet dogs.  Captioned: Mr and Mrs Stanley Elk, pictured in June 1932, with Aunt Doris and dog team as they set out on their ill-fated journey to the Pole.

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