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Century old Antarctic images discovered in Captain Scott's hut

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White Island, McMurdo Ice Shelf
White Island, McMurdo Ice Shelf
White Island, near Ross Island, with footsteps in the snow in foreground. Cellulose nitrate processed sheet film negative, found in Captain Scott's 1911 expedition base, Cape Evans, Antarctica, by Antarctic Heritage Trust (NZ) conservators. Photo taken by Ernest Shackleton's Ross Sea Party 1914-1917. Mould staining around edge of image.
Carsten Borchgrevink's Hut, Cape Adare
George Newnes name can be seen etched on one of the expedition crates. Sir George was a wealthy magazine publisher who granted some GBP40,000 towards the expedition