The most impressive photos of Antarctica from the early 20th century

James Francis Hurley Known as Frank Hurley – the Most Famous Photographer Australian adventurer and first half of XX century. His career Began in the 1910s DURING an expedition to Antarctica, WHERE he showed Himself “A warrior with a camera ready to go wherever you go and make any hardships, just to get a good shot. “


We have gathered the most popular photographs of Antarctica by Frank Hurley:

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1. In October 1914, a few months after the beginning of World War 1, Explorer Sir Shaklton assembled an expedition to Antarctica, of Which ENTERED Photographer Frank Hurley. A Group of 27 people with 69 sled dogs on a journey from the capital of Argentina in Buenos Aires on the ship called Endurance (Rus. “Endurance”).

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2. The researchers set out to cross on foot for the first time had already opened the South Pole.

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3. HOWEVER, Their ship never Reached the Intended purpose, Hitting the Ice trap, and His team HAD to abandon ship and Build A Tent not far from Endurance. Travelers Were in Complete Isolation, in Those days there WAS A helicopter or not and ships other rescue equipment to come to their aid.

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4. In the glaciers of Antarctica, 1914.

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5. No matter what, fanatically devoted to his work, Frank continued to take pictures.

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6. It’s hard to believe, but they managed to escape only after 10 months! Conquerors of Antarctica showed Tremendous Fortitude and Physical endurance, living for months for the Communication Links, hunting …

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7. And even a game of football!

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8. On the crumbling ship.

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9. In spite of the constant low temperature, Frank managed to create a series of unique photographs of the landscape, and, of course, penguins.

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11. Frozen penguins after a snowfall.

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12. The harsh circumstances of survival made a member of a team of professional seal hunters and fishermen.

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13. Of the 27-Man Squad Killed Three. In the Annals of the History of this expedition WAS an example of Professionalism and endurance explorers, WHO Were Able to Survive in Extreme Conditions.

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14. Dogs drove them, guarding and warmed.

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15. Puppy sled dog.

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16. On 30 August, All Participants wintering Went on board the ship Yelcho, and Were Saved.Unfortunately, since the expedition took PLACE DURING the First World War, it WAS Virtually unnoticed by contemporaries explorers.

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