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IMPORTANT DISCOVERIES.

NEW COAST MOUNTAINS SIGHTED. (Received 8.25 a.m.) LONDON, March 24; Lieutenant Shackleton, judging from the violent blimrfcitMcfc.t&e party experienced, in latitude 88 deg. south, considers that if the. theory held by many scientists is correct, that a region of perpetual calm exist* in the South Polar region it is small i n area and net coincident with the geographical pole. - :' ; Valuable zoological and geographical discoveries were made by Lieutenant Shackleton aboard the Nimrod. , After encountering the pack ice he discovered, from a position in 69 deg. 47m. south, longitude 161 deg. west, eleven new range coast mountains, 1 tending south-west, then west; for 45 miles beyond Cape North.

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IMPORTANT DISCOVERIES. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 72, 25 March 1909

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