A view of the southern edge of the ice-pack.

A view of the southern edge of the ice-pack. The variety of thicknesses of ice are well illustrated here.

The Discovery reached the pack-ice on 3 January and passed through it on 8 January. They continued to encounter the pack-ice as they followed the coast and ice shelf until the ship was berthed for winter at McMurdo Sound on 8 February 1902.

Object Details

ID: ALB0346.4
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Shackleton, Ernest Henry
Date made: 3 January - 8 February 1902
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Bernard Collection
Measurements: Overall: 78 mm x 103 mm
Parts: British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1903 (Photograph album)

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