View from the top of Cape Adare (the black spots are penguin rookeries)

A view looking down from the top of Cape Adare over the ice towards Discovery (1901), a research/exploration ship. The Discovery reached Cape Adare on South Victoria Land on 8 January. On the 9th Shackleton went ashore with Bernacchi (who had been there 2 years before under Borchgrevink) in one of the ship's whalers to leave a message for any relief ships.

Object Details

ID: ALB0346.8
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Shackleton, Ernest Henry
Vessels: Discovery (1901)
Date made: 9 January 1902
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 78 mm x 103 mm
Parts: British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1903 (Photograph album)

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