A view of part of the Great Ice Barrier (now called the Ross Ice Shelf)

A view of a section of the face of the Great Ice Barrier (Ross Ice Shelf). The Discovery (1901), a research/exploration ship, passed along the Barrier after leaving Ross Island on 23 January 1902.

This photograph was published in the Illustrated London News, 4 July 1903.

Object Details

ID: ALB0346.11
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Shackleton, Ernest Henry
Date made: 23 January - 7 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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