Make landfall

To “make landfall” means to reach land after a journey by sea or air.

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To “make landfall” means to reach land after a journey by sea or air. Shackleton would “make landfall” on Antarctica, or reach Antarctica after traveling by sea, cross the continent, pass South Pole, and finish on the Ross Sea, at the other end of Antarctica. They “made landfall” on the fourth day of their journey.

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