Early Days In Antarctica

A DigitalNZ Story by Donna Robertson

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

south pole, antarctica

Image: Bunk beds, Antarctica
Bunk beds, Antarctica

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Camp near Erebus, Antarctica
Camp near Erebus, Antarctica

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Iceberg and grotto, Antarctica
Iceberg and grotto, Antarctica

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Paradise Harbour, Antarctica
Paradise Harbour, Antarctica

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Frank Worsley and Antarctica
Frank Worsley and Antarctica

Ministry for Culture and Heritage