Inside Shackleton's Hut at Cape Royds. A full 360 degree zoomable version of this image can be seen at the link below, large enough to zoom all the way in and read most of the labels on the cans. http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/173851
This is not long after the NZ Antarctic Heritage Trust had finished their major restoration project on this hut. For more info visit http://www.NZAHT.org
The NZ Antarctic Heritage Trust has spent 10 years saving the huts of the early explorers Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton. This video is about the work involved, and the huge effort that went into preserving these pieces of Antarctic History.
Self-laying track vehicle. 6 hours drive away from McMurdo, 40 below, a storm headed our way in a few hours, and one of the tracks on the vehicle breaks. Events like this are why we always have lots of back-up options available when we travel deep field.
Group of adelie penguins begin to dive into the sea together to go fishing. They typically gather in large groups on the shore, then all jump in at the same time to reduce their chances of being eaten by an ocean predator.