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Carsten Borchgrevinks ( 1898 1900 ) Hut At Cape Adare Surrounded By The Largest ...

Carsten Borchgrevinks ( 1898 1900 ) Hut At Cape Adare Surrounded By The Largest  ...

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Format: film, 35mm
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Description: Carsten Borchgrevinks ( 1898 1900 ) hut at Cape Adare surrounded by the largest Adelie Penguin ( pygoscelis adeliae ) rookery in Antarctica The Trans Antarctic Mountains and the Ross Sea Carsten Borchgrevink ( 1898 1900 ) returned to Antarctica in the " Southern Cross " and he and seven others were the first to over winter in Antarctica in 1899 at Cape Adare The zoologist Nicolai Hansen died on 14 October 1899 becoming the first person to be buried on the Antarctic continent During their stay they sledged to 78° 50S , setting a new southerly record

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