Antarctica - Ross Sea (PDF Chapter)
The explorers of the Heroic Age, who sailed the Ross Sea region’s ice-choked waters, gained a crucial foothold here for exploration of the interior. Around the Ross Sea, Antarctica’s richest historic heritage is on full display.
- feel the chill of the ghosts of the polar party who never returned at Scott’s Terra Nova hut
- puzzle over fantastic natural wind-sculptures at Dry Valleys
- peer into marine aquariums at Crary Lab at Mcmurdo Station to see local sea life up close
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Cape Adare, Possession Islands, Cape Hallett, Cape Washington, Mount Melbourne, Terra Nova Bay, Drygalski Ice Tongue, Franklin Island, Norden-skjöld Ice Tongue, Dry Valleys, Ross Island, Ross Ice Shelf.