A new article is published in the Antarctic Magazine, vol 32, No. 3, 2014 about Felix Koenig and his encounter with Ernest Shackleton in 1914.
A mutiny ended the German Antarctic expedition led by Wilhelm Filchner in December 1912. Their survey area has been the Weddell Sea. On his return from the failed expedition, Felix König had already developed a plan to continue where Filchner had given up. However, Ernest Shackleton had plans of his own. Thus a dispute arose between these two great explorers, and suddenly the Weddell Sea did not seem like a big enough place.
To read the article written by Dr. Ursula Rack, click this link below.