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Antarctic Photos

Century old Antarctic images discovered in Captain Scott's hut

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Sea and glacier, McMurdo Sound
Sea and glacier, McMurdo Sound
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
Adelies nesting around Cartsten Borchgrevink's base, Cape Adare.