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8/1/2014

Photographs of ill-fated Antarctic mission seen for first time after scientists develop century-old box of negatives found preserved in the ice of Captain Scott’s hut

Conservators in the Antarctic have discovered a box full of negatives taken by the ill-fated Ross Sea Party between 1914 and 1917, preserved in ice.

A team from the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust restoring an old exploration camp discovered the clumped-together cellulose nitrate negatives in a small box in Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s Cape Evans hut. for more click here

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