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Antarctic Photos

Century old Antarctic images discovered in Captain Scott's hut

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Sea and sky
Sea and sky
Cellulose nitrate processed sheet film negative (silver gelatine). One of a group adhered together and 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. There is some mould staining around edge of image.
Carsten Borchgrevink's Hut, Cape Adare
The cape at Cape Adare, Northern Victoria Land showing Ridley Beach where Carsten Borchgrevink's expedition base is located. The site is only accessible by ship.