The cross on the hill close to scott s hut is a. The location was named cape evans after scott s second in command lieutenant edward teddy evans.
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Later scott s hut at cape evans was used by the aurora expedition from 1914 to 1917.
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. Marking the north end of borchgrevink coast and the west end of pennell coast the cape separates the ross sea to the east from the southern ocean to the west and is backed by the high admiralty mountains. Early in the year teams of men laid depots of food and equipment southwards in preparation for the journey to the pole. Elevation of cape evans antarctica topographic map altitude map this tool allows you to look up elevation data by searching address or clicking on a live google map. You can see corner camp bluff depot and one ton depot marked on the map.
One ton depot was the largest and final depot and was named after the weight of its contents. This page shows the elevation altitude information of cape evans antarctica including elevation map topographic map narometric pressure longitude and latitude. Select points of interest to plot on map by type top attractions top hotels top restaurants top entertainment top nightlife top shopping. Mcmurdo station antarctica at cape evans most of us waited while a small crew went to find where the sea ice met the shore.
Includes willy field scott base erebus ice tongue castle rock. Map showing mcmurdo station and immediate vicinity subset of ross island map. Aeneas mackintosh the commander hayward and spencer smith. Map showing path taken from anchorage ak to mcmurdo station.
Three men died during this expedition. Using the map below you will find navigable 360 antarctic panoramas on desktop systems also in full screen mode right button with arrows pointing outwards in the pano travel antarctic online click on the maps below to the marker and have a good look around directly from the sofa without getting cold or seasick and it does not cost a penny. The british party arrived in antarctica in january 1911 and set up camp on ross island in mcmurdo sound. Maps scanned from usgs map of ross island and vicinity.
The tides make the sea ice rise and fall and there are tidal cracks at the shore. Subsections of original scans. That was shackleton s ross sea party a vital part of his projected crossing of antarctica during his imperial trans antarctic expedition. These maps show the general vicinity of antarctica its relationship to the world and an overview of the continent.
The ross sea party was supposed to lay depots for shackleton and achieved this under dramatic circumstances. In order to get to cape evans the site of captain scott s second expedition to antarctica known as the british antarctic expedition or sometimes the terra nova expedition after the ship s name we have to travel a long way out on the sea ice and work our way around the erebus glacier tongue. Annotated with useful landmarks in red. Cape adare was an important landing site and base camp during early antarctic exploration.
Cape evans is a rocky cape on the west side of ross island antarctica forming the north side of the entrance to erebus bay. Welcome to cape evans robert scott named cape evans after his second in command edward evans and the highlight of this small outcropping is the hut from scott s doomed terra nova expedition. Maps of antarctica general maps. These cracks can be dangerous so this crew went to uncover them so no one would ep in them.
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