Jan 24: Day in pics

Updated: Jan 24, 2013 17:01 IST

This photo released today from Shackleton Epic shows the team prior to their departure on the expedition on Elephant Island off the Antarctic Peninsula. A British-Australian expedition recreating Ernest Shackleton's perilous 1916 crossing of the Southern Ocean in a small boat got under way on January 24, 2013, braced for fearsome seas and icy, bleak conditions. AFP Photo
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This photo released today from Shackleton Epic shows the team prior to their departure on the expedition on Elephant Island off the Antarctic Peninsula. A British-Australian expedition recreating Ernest Shackleton's perilous 1916 crossing of the Southern Ocean in a small boat got under way on January 24, 2013, braced for fearsome seas and icy, bleak conditions. AFP Photo

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