News: SCURVY - SCOURGE OF POLAR EXPLORATION!

SCURVY AND POLAR EXPLORATION

Scurvy and its impact on 19th & 20th Century Polar Explorers will be the focus of Kevin McKenna's lecture at the Shackleton School.

A Belfast based consultant, Kevin's talk will throw a modern light on the disease that was the scourge of early polar explorers and almost killed Ernest Shackleton on his first expedition south with Captain Scott.