A view of Beaufort Island

A view of the snow covered slopes of Beaufort Island, just north of Ross Island, McMurdo Sound. The Discovery (1901) passed Ross Island on her way eastward towards Cape Colbeck, and then again when the ship was berthed for winter quarters behind the island.

Object Details

ID: ALB0346.9
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Shackleton, Ernest Henry
Date made: Circa 20-22 January or February-March 1902; Circa 20-22 January or Circa February-March 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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