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Hilary 1957 Expedition
Hut at Scott Base
One of the original buildings from
1957 the purpose of which was to support the Trans-Antarctic
Expedition of Hilary/Fuchs.
Like many historic buildings in Antarctica,
this was never intended to have a long life, being built for
a specific short-term purpose, half a century later it is still
in good condition and probably likely to last for some considerable
time to come like those buildings from the early 1900's.
Picture courtesy of Mike Usher
- Mike went on a Ross Sea expedition on board the Kapitan Khlebnikov
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