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In 1838, 346 seamen embarked on a massive sailing expedition that would confirm the existence of Antarctica. (Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, USA / The Bridgeman Art Library)

Remembering the Last Great Worldwide Sailing Expedition

An 1838 journey pushed back the borders of the unknown

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