Pictures of Antarctica
 
Antarctica Picture | Antarctica Cruise | Facts | History | Boots | Store | Clothes | Whales  | Books | Video | Schools | Forum | Site Map | FIDS / OAE's

Tell me more about a trip to Antarctica!

2013/14 Itinerary
Peninsula Cruise
10 days from $4,595
Air-Cruise
Fly over the Drake Passage then join your ship in Antarctica. Fly both ways or fly one - sail one options
Across the Circle
Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctic Circle, Historic Areas - kayaking, camping
14 days from $5,499
Ross Sea in the Wake of Scott and Shackleton
Ross Ice Shelf, McMurdo Sound
29 days from $18,700
Antarctica Peninsula to the Ross Sea
Wildlife and History
rarely travelled itinerary
31 days from $24,163

 

Birchwood planks at Shackleton's Hut

Boxes that contained supplies make good building bricks for protective outer walls and even inside dividers within the huts. Low temperatures and dry conditions mean that these boxes look similar now to how they did 100 years ago. It was thought that they were protected from rotting though in recent years, fungi have been found to be growing on the wood, reducing it's weight and making it no where near as long-lasting as previously thought. Attempts are now being made to preserve the historic huts and their contents.

Cape Royds Hut conservation measures

Picture courtesy of Mike Usher - Mike went on a Ross Sea expedition on board the Kapitan Khlebnikov in 2005.
You can purchase a selection of Mike's pictures here

back to thumbnails

Custom Search

Home | Site Map | Pictures | Antarctica Stock Photos | Facts | History | Antarctica Travel | Antarctic Clothing | Video | Books | Calendars
FIDS | Feedback | Buy pictures | Find a trip to Antarctica | Whales | Photography | UGG Boots | Schools | Jewelry

Copyright 2001 Paul Ward  |  copyright issues  |  privacy policy  |