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Picture Library catalogue: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04

 

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Here you can browse the complete listing of all the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (BNAE 1901-04) items.

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There are 815 items in this collection, of which 150 are shown below. Use the navigation to view more pages.

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South Trinidad Island, Pinnacle Rock

Record: P83/6/1/1/1

View across sea to rocky coastline.

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Small iceberg and drift ice

Record: P83/6/1/1/10

View of open sea and iceberg amongst open pack ice.

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Sea Elephant, Macquarie Island

Record: P83/6/1/1/11

Elephant seal in shallow water with tussock grass behind and shingle in front.

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King Penguin rookery Macquarie Island

Record: P83/6/1/1/12

View of a penguin rookery beside the sea shore.

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Ship entering Lyttelton Harbour, New Zealand

Record: P83/6/1/1/13

Side view of the ship Discovery entering harbour with sails furled. Hills in background.

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Crab eating seal

Record: P83/6/1/1/14

Side view of seal on deck of ship with a member of the crew (Walker?) kneeling beside.

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Group of officers on floe alongside ship in pack ice

Record: P83/6/1/1/15

Group of eight officers on the ice beside the ship, Discovery. All the men are on skis except one man who is seated with a dog. Captain Scott (centre) third from right. Wilson sitting on snow (front).

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Group of ship's company on ski in pack ice

Record: P83/6/1/1/16

Twenty two men standing in a row on skis on the ice. Captain Scott is third from right. The ship Discovery in the background.

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Ship alongside floe in pack ice

Record: P83/6/1/1/17

Side view (starboard) of the ship Discovery in pack ice.

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Front view of sea leopard

Record: P83/6/1/1/19

Front view of seal with mouth open on deck of ship. Head propped up on a wooden box.

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Albatross

Record: P83/6/1/1/2

Wandering Albatross with wings outstretched, held up on deck of ship by Delbridge (left) and a seaman.

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South edge of pack ice and open Ross Sea looking Southwards

Record: P83/6/1/1/20

View over open pack ice to open sea beyond.

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South edge of pack ice looking Northwards

Record: P83/6/1/1/21

View over open sea with very open pack ice.

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South edge of pack ice

Record: P83/6/1/1/22

View over open sea with very open pack ice.

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Cape Adare from Eastwards

Record: P83/6/1/1/23

View over sea to land in distance.

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Cape Adare with iceberg and drift ice

Record: P83/6/1/1/24

View over sea to land and iceberg.

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Robertson Bay and distant Admiralty Range, from Cape Adare

Record: P83/6/1/1/25

View across sea to an extension of land jutting out into the sea. Mountain range in distance.

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Landing place and hut and penguin rookery

Record: P83/6/1/1/26

View from sea of snow covered hillside and sea shore.

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Ship at anchor, Robertson Bay

Record: P83/6/1/1/27

View over sea to ship (Discovery) at anchor. Mountains in distance.

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Panorama, Admiralty Range

Record: P83/6/1/1/28

View over sea to mountain range.

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Panorama, Admiralty Range

Record: P83/6/1/1/29

View over sea to mountain range.

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Cape Pigeon

Record: P83/6/1/1/3

A Cape Pigeon displayed with wings outstretched.

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Mount Sabine, Admiralty Range

Record: P83/6/1/1/30

View of a snow covered mountain.

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Mount Adam, Admiralty Range

Record: P83/6/1/1/31

View from the sea of a snow covered mountain.

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Rows of icebergs outside Robertson Bay

Record: P83/6/1/1/32

View across sea and ice pack to a row of icebergs in the distance.

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Southern Cross hut

Record: P83/6/1/1/33

View of a wooden hut on the sea shore surrounded by wooden boxes and other debris. A group of four men to the right. One man holds a pole with a Union flag.

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Southern Cross hut and Cape Adare in background

Record: P83/6/1/1/34

View along sea shore of a wooden hut surrounded by wooden boxes and other debris. Penguin rookery to left and extension of land jutting out into the sea beyond.

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Magnetic observations, Cape Adare

Record: P83/6/1/1/35

Three men on the left carry out observations with scientific equipment on tripods. Two more men on right beside the hut.

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Penguin rookery, Cape Adare

Record: P83/6/1/1/36

View of a penguin rookery and extension of land jutting out into the sea beyond.

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Adelie penguins with young

Record: P83/6/1/1/37

Adelie penguin rookery with hut in background and mountain behind.

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Adelie penguins on ice floe

Record: P83/6/1/1/38

View across sea to penguins on an ice floe in the distance.

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Cape Wadworth

Record: P83/6/1/1/39

View of an extension of snow covered land jutting out into the sea.

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Magnetic Station north Simonstown

Record: P83/6/1/1/4

The Magnetic Station of the expedition at North Simonstown. View of three tents pitched on grass with rocky hillside behind. A man stands at the doorway of two of the tents.

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Cape Wadworth, showing glacier

Record: P83/6/1/1/40

View of a glacier as it reaches the sea.

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Cape Constance, Cape Jones in distance

Record: P83/6/1/1/41

View across sea to an extension of land jutting out into the sea, with another in the distance beyond.

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Ship in Lady Newnes Bay

Record: P83/6/1/1/42

View across sea to a ship at anchor in a bay beside the ice.

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Edge of land ice, Lady Newnes Bay

Record: P83/6/1/1/44

View across pack ice to snow covered extension of land jutting out into the sea.

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Three Emperor penguins, moulting

Record: P83/6/1/1/45

Three Emperor penguins standing on the ice, all are loosing some feathers.

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Cape Washington from north north west

Record: P83/6/1/1/46

View across sea to an extension of land jutting out into the sea.

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Cape Washington from south east

Record: P83/6/1/1/47

View across sea to an extension of land jutting out into the sea. Man on board ship to right in foreground.

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Panorama, south of Cape Washington

Record: P83/6/1/1/48

View across sea to snow covered land in distance.

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Inlet in W side of the McMurdo Bay, Granite Harbour

Record: P83/6/1/1/49

View across sea to land and snow covered mountains beyond.

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At work in Magnetic Station

Record: P83/6/1/1/5

Three men inside a tent. One man (right) kneels down and looks through a unifilar magnetometer. The other two men (left) write in note books.

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Peculiar footprints on floe, McMurdo Bay

Record: P83/6/1/1/50

View of pack ice with footprints in the snow. Bow of ship to left.

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Mount Terror from the North

Record: P83/6/1/1/51

View across sea to snow covered mountain.

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Very high perpendicular rocks near Cape Crozier

Record: P83/6/1/1/52

Rock formation.

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Ice Island

Record: P83/6/1/1/54

View across sea to snow and ice covered island.

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Floe showing great pressure. Watering ship

Record: P83/6/1/1/55

View of men amongst pressure ice collecting snow and ice for water.

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Ice Island

Record: P83/6/1/1/56

View across sea to snow and ice covered island.

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Iceberg slightly toppled. Barrier behind

Record: P83/6/1/1/57

View across sea to iceberg.

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Part of large typical iceberg, 260ft high

Record: P83/6/1/1/58

View across sea to iceberg.

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Entrance to Cove in Great Barrier

Record: P83/6/1/1/59

View across ice to sea and gap in the ice shelf.

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Sounding in 2500 fathoms with Lucas Sounder

Record: P83/6/1/1/6

Two men with scientific equipment on side of ship. Another man (Captain Scott?) looks on. Open sea to right of photograph.

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Cape Adare from Eastward

Record: P83/6/1/1/60

View across sea to extension of land jutting out into the sea.

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Ship alongside Great Barrier

Record: P83/6/1/1/61

The ship Discovery moored alongside an ice shelf.

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Balloon section

Record: P83/6/1/1/62

Men standing on the ice beside an inflated observation balloon. The ship Discovery behind.

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Edge of old ice south west side McMurdo Strait

Record: P83/6/1/1/63

View across sea to ice that is beginning to disintegrate. Mountain in distance.

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Edge of old ice

Record: P83/6/1/1/64

View across sea to ice that is beginning to disintegrate. Mountain in distance.

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Ship alongside Land ice Hut Point

Record: P83/6/1/1/65

View across pack ice to the ship Discovery moored alongside the ice.

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Loading up with ice. Mizzen rigging seal meat

Record: P83/6/1/1/67

Men loading boxes and ice onto the ship Discovery, which is moored alongside the ice. Seal meat hangs in the rigging.

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Football match, Winter Harbour

Record: P83/6/1/1/68

Men playing football on the ice. Snow covered mountains beyond.

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Panorama Discovery in Winter quarters

Record: P83/6/1/1/69

Five photographs attached together showing the ship Discovery held fast in the pack ice, the huts and snow covered mountains reaching down to the sea.

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Loose drift ice

Record: P83/6/1/1/7

View of open sea and very open pack ice.

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Panorama Discovery in Winter quarters

Record: P83/6/1/1/70

Three photographs attached together showing the ship Discovery held fast in the pack ice, the huts and snow covered mountains reaching down to the sea.

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Winter quarters

Record: P83/6/1/1/71

View of the hut covered in snow, the ship Discovery held fast in the ice and snow covered mountains behind. Two men and two dogs in the foreground.

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Dogs and kennels under Hut Point

Record: P83/6/1/1/72

Dogs tethered by chains to kennels on the ice. Photograph taken on a slight slope. Pack ice stretching into distance beyond.

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Ship frozen in for wintering

Record: P83/6/1/1/72.1

The ship Discovery held fast in the pack ice. Seal meat hanging in the rigging at stern. Windmill at bow. Snow covered mountain in background.

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Bag of Emperor Penguins

Record: P83/6/1/1/73

Five men hold aloft a pole from which a dead penguin is hanging. More dead penguins on the ground beside them. Rowing boats on the ice behind.

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Captive of Emperor Penguin

Record: P83/6/1/1/74

A man stands on the ice with a penguin which has been tethered by a rope. Two rowing boats behind.

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Tide Guage

Record: P83/6/1/1/75

Tide gauge and wooden tripod on the ice.

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Gangway from ship

Record: P83/6/1/1/76

Five men standing on the gangway to the ship Discovery. The ship is held fast in the ice pack. Snow covered mountains in background.

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Antarctic Xmas. Portside crew

Record: P83/6/1/1/77

Christmas meal on board ship. Men sitting at two tables which are decorated with flags and streamers.

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Ward room

Record: P83/6/1/1/78

Officers sitting at a table which has been laid for dinner with table cloth, china and glass.

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Antarctic Theatrical Company

Record: P83/6/1/1/79

Group of eight men dressed in theatrical costumes pose for the camera.

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Loose drift ice

Record: P83/6/1/1/8

View of open sea and very open pack ice.

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Minstrel troupe

Record: P83/6/1/1/80

Group of seated men with faces blackened and dressed in theatrical clothes pose for the camera.

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Reconnaisance sledge party to the south west

Record: P83/6/1/1/81

Group of six men dressed in winter clothing pose for the camera beside a sledge on the ice. Ship in background.

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Sledge party to the south west

Record: P83/6/1/1/82

Group of six men on skis pose for the camera. The two men in front are attached to a fully laden sledge. More men, sledges and ship behind.

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Ship showing drift

Record: P83/6/1/1/83

The ship Discovery held fast in the ice. Photograph taken from the bow. Snow covered mountain in distance behind.

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Harnessing dogs for Captain's first sledge party to the Bluff

Record: P83/6/1/1/84

Men and dogs on the snow. The dogs are being harnessed to sledges. Ship and mountains in background.

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Men and seals

Record: P83/6/1/1/85

Three men skinning and cutting up seal for fresh meat.

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Stern of ship showing drift

Record: P83/6/1/1/86

View of the stern of the ship Discovery held fast in the pack ice and surrounded by drifting snow.

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Ship from Starboard quarter

Record: P83/6/1/1/87

View of the starboard side of the ship Discovery, which is held fast in the pack ice. Snow covered mountains in background.

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Ice crystals

Record: P83/6/1/1/88

Close up of ice crystals.

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Lane cut through loose pack

Record: P83/6/1/1/9

View of open sea and lead through open pack ice.

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Digging out boats

Record: P83/6/1/1/90

Five men digging in the snow with the ship Discovery held fast in the pack ice behind. Snow covered mountain beyond.

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Dog, Gus

Record: P83/6/1/1/91

Side view of the dog named Gus standing on the snow beside a wooden kennel.

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Nigger

Record: P83/6/1/1/92

The dog named Nigger stands on the snow tethered by a chain. This dog has also been identified as 'Wolf'.

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Puppies

Record: P83/6/1/1/93

A man kneels on the snow and plays with four puppies with adult dog looking on.

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Panorama Mount Terror

Record: P83/6/1/1/94

Four photographs attached together showing a camp scene on the ice. A man stands inbetween two tents. Snow covered mountains in background.

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Panorama Summit of Blue Glacier

Record: P83/6/1/1/95

Four photographs attached together showing a camp scene on the ice. Men (four or five) stand beside pyramid tents. Skis placed vertically in the snow. Snow covered mountains in background.

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Captain's first trip to Bluff

Record: P83/6/1/2/1

Three men walking alongside eight dogs that are harnessed to and pulling two sledges. Another man sits on the loaded sledge.

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Doctor Koettlitz's garden

Record: P83/6/1/2/10

Snow covered pile of rocks.

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Fish trap hole and protecting snow wall

Record: P83/6/1/2/11

A man on the ice surrounded by a snow wall.

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Mr Hodgson on his daily round of fish traps

Record: P83/6/1/2/12

Thomas Hodgson (biologist) pulls equipment on skis across the snow.

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Port side of the ship and meteorological screens

Record: P83/6/1/2/13

View across snow to the starboard side of the ship Discovery held fast in the ice. Meteorological screens on the snow to left.

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Commencement of Barrier and Emperor Penguin Rookery

Record: P83/6/1/2/15

View of a large expanse of snow and ice. Photograph taken from above (mountain side).

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The Cliffs of Cape Crozier where Barrier joins land looking north west

Record: P83/6/1/2/16

View across snow field to rocky cliff side. Four penguins walk across the ice.

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Emperor Penguins

Record: P83/6/1/2/18

Emperor Penguins standing on the ice.

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Penguin Rookery

Record: P83/6/1/2/19

Emperor penguins on the ice with drifts of snow behind.

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Dr Koettlitz, Bernacchi and the carpenter [Dailey] starting south west

Record: P83/6/1/2/2

Three men stand on the ice. They are harnessed to a fully loaded sledge The ship Discovery held fast in the ice behind.

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Emperor Penguin with young in pouch

Record: P83/6/1/2/20

An Emperor penguin stands on the ice looking down at a chick on it's feet. Two men in background.

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Looking Eastwards along edge of Great Barrier from Emperor Penguin Rookery

Record: P83/6/1/2/21

View across snow field to ice front.

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Penguin with young in pouch

Record: P83/6/1/2/22

Side view of an Emperor penguin with a chick on it's feet. Two men in background.

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Junction of Great Barrier and ridge ice against land

Record: P83/6/1/2/23

View across ice and snow to two men sitting on a mound of snow, with snow drift to left and rocky outcrop to right.

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One of the ridges looking south 1 mile from sea edge

Record: P83/6/1/2/24

A ridge or wall of broken floating ice forced up by pressure.

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Ice ridges

Record: P83/6/1/2/25

View across ridge ice to mountain beyond.

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The Southern Depot sledge party

Record: P83/6/1/2/26

Group of men sitting and standing beside a sledge, posing for the camera. The ship Discovery in the background.

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Southern Depot sledge party with assistance

Record: P83/6/1/2/27

Group of many men pulling a fully laden sledge, flags flying. More men with dogs in background.

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Harnessing in dogs for Southern Depot sledge party

Record: P83/6/1/2/28

Group of men harnessing dogs to sledges. Snow covered mountains and base hut in background.

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Camp at Razorback Island

Record: P83/6/1/2/29

View across snow to a camp on the ice. One tent is pitched on the ice with a sledge, skis and other equipment beside it. Two men on either side of tent. Seals in foreground and snow covered mountain behind.

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Snatcher

Record: P83/6/1/2/3

The dog named Snatcher sits on the ice.

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Young Weddell Seal 4 or 5 days old

Record: P83/6/1/2/30

Young seal on the ice.

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Iceberg frozen in 1.5 miles north of Razorback Island

Record: P83/6/1/2/31

View across snow and ice to iceberg.

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Iceberg frozen in

Record: P83/6/1/2/32

View across snow and ice to iceberg.

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Mount Erebus from the bay north of Islets

Record: P83/6/1/2/33

View across snow and ice to Mount Erebus

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Slopes of Erebus

Record: P83/6/1/2/34

View across mountain slopes of snow and ice.

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Ship and Hut Point from gap

Record: P83/6/1/2/35

View across snow and ice to the ship Discovery held fast in the ice.

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A cargo of ice for fresh water

Record: P83/6/1/2/36

Three men stand with a sledge loaded with lumps of ice. The ship Discovery held fast in the ice behind. Dogs sitting on the ice in the foreground. Mountain beyond.

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Start of ski flat race, Antarctic sports

Record: P83/6/1/2/37

A row of men on skis are lined up on the ice for the start of a race. The ship Discovery in background.

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Cow Weddell seal coming out of seal hole

Record: P83/6/1/2/38

A female Weddell seal in the water with head sticking out of a hole in the ice.

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Young Weddell seal and mother going down hole

Record: P83/6/1/2/39

Two seals on the ice. One of the seals is entering the water via a hole in the ice.

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Digging out the boats

Record: P83/6/1/2/4

A group of six men are shovelling snow from around two rowing boats. Masts and funnel of the ship Discovery in background.

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Adult Weddell seal (cow)

Record: P83/6/1/2/40

A seal basking on the ice. Shadow of photographer in foreground.

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Young Weddell seal 4 to 6 months old, moulting

Record: P83/6/1/2/41

A young Weddell seal on the ice.

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Ice ridges looking towards Black Island

Record: P83/6/1/2/42

Two men on the ice amongst ridges of ice and snow. Snow covered mountain in the distance beyond.

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Ice ridges looking towards Erebus

Record: P83/6/1/2/43

View across snow and ice to Mount Erebus in the distance. Seals (nine) dotted around on the ice. A pair of skis and a ski pole to right.

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Ice ridges

Record: P83/6/1/2/44

Two men with a dog amongst the pressed up ridges of ice. Skis in foreground.

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Sledge Camp in Morainic Ice

Record: P83/6/1/2/45

Camp scene on the ice with men, pyramid tents, sledges and skis.

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Pressed up sea ridges

Record: P83/6/1/2/46

Two men sliding down a ridge of ice.

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A large block of morainic ice

Record: P83/6/1/2/47

View across ice and snow to a large block of morainic ice. A man sits on the morainic debris.

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Panorama of pinnacle or morainic ice

Record: P83/6/1/2/48

View across morainic ice to mountain in the distance.

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View of Eskers

Record: P83/6/1/2/49

View across ice and snow to a camp below an esker hillock (landform of fluvioglacial deposition).

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The Mess No.1

Record: P83/6/1/2/5

A group of six men seated on deck of ship each holding a puppy or a dog.

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Eskers

Record: P83/6/1/2/50

Two men sit on a rock (morainic debris) below an esker hillock (landform of fluvioglacial deposition).

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One of the rubble heaps

Record: P83/6/1/2/51

Rock and sediment deposits.

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General view of Eskers

Record: P83/6/1/2/52

View across snow and ice to an esker (a striking landform of fluvioglacial deposition). Sledges in centre of photograph.

Panorama of Western Mountains

Record: P83/6/1/2/53

View across snow and ice to a mountain range.

Panorama of Western Glacier

Record: P83/6/1/2/54

View across snow and ice to a mountain range.

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View of Western Mountains looking up Neve Valley

Record: P83/6/1/2/55

View across snow and ice to a mountain range.

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Panorama of Glacier Valley

Record: P83/6/1/2/56

View across snow and ice to a snow covered mountain range.

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Panorama of Glacier Valley

Record: P83/6/1/2/57

View across snow and ice to a snow covered mountains.

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Main Western sledging party

Record: P83/6/1/2/58

A group of twelve men posing for the camera beside a sledge. Eight men standing, four men sitting. Standing: second from right - Tom Crean, third from right -Frank Wild. Seated: first from left - Edgar Evans.

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Glacier valley

Record: P83/6/1/2/59

View across snow and ice to mountain range.

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The Mess No.2

Record: P83/6/1/2/6

A group of six men seated on deck of ship. Two of the men are holding cats and one man is holding a dog.

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Depot sledging party

Record: P83/6/1/2/60

A group of nine men sitting and standing on the ice pose for the camera, with two sledge flags flying. Another four men and a sledge behind them.

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Watering ship

Record: P83/6/1/2/61

A man pushes an empty sledge over the snow. Behind him are two rowing boats, a sledge, and a system of ropes and pullies.

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Watering ship

Record: P83/6/1/2/62

Four men loading a sledge with lumps of ice. A fourth man kneels on the snow working with pieces of wood.

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Feeding young Emperor Penguins

Record: P83/6/1/2/63

Emperor penguin chick being fed by hand.

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Young Emperor Penguins

Record: P83/6/1/2/64

Two Emperor penguin chicks curled up in the snow.