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Century old Antarctic images discovered in Captain Scott's hut

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Big Razorback Island, McMurdo Sound
Big Razorback Island, 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.
Robert Falcon Scott's Hut, Cape Evans
This image of the south west corner of Captain Scott's 1910 base, Cape Evans taken in 2004 shows the snow and ice challenges which have previously threatened the long-term surival of the building.