Early Days In Antarctica

A DigitalNZ Story by Donna Robertson

Images of Antarctica and the South Pole in the earliest days of polar exploration.

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Bunk beds, Antarctica

Alexander Turnbull Library

Camp near Erebus, Antarctica

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Iceberg and grotto, Antarctica

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Paradise Harbour, Antarctica

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Frank Worsley and Antarctica

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Church Berg and seals, Antarctica

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Dr Wilson and pony Nobby, Antarctica

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Sledging in Lyttelton prior to departure for Antarctica

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage