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THE SOUTHERN CROSS IN ANTARCTICA WITH CARSTEN E. BORCHGREVINK, THE FIRST EXPLORER TO SET FOOT ON THE MAINLAND IN 1899

The Southern Cross is seen unloading supplies for the British financed expedition led by the Norwegian Carsten E Borchgrevink at Cape Adare in 1899. Borchgrevink and his crew of nine were the first humans to winter on the Antarctic mainland 1899-1900. The winter was awful and Borchgrevink wrote "The darkness and the silence weighed heavily on one'...

  • Id: southern-cross_borchgrevink_1899-b1p-019-b2p-042
  • Name: THE SOUTHERN CROSS IN ANTARCTICA WITH CARSTEN E. BORCHGREVINK, THE FIRST EXPLORER TO SET FOOT ON THE MAINLAND IN 1899
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Size: 36"" x 24"" (92cm x 61cm)
  • Section: ANTARCTICA
  • Book 1 Page: 19
  • Book 2 Page: 42