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Borchgrevink's huts at Cape Adare
Antarctica

Carsten Borchgrevink was one of the first men to set foot on the Antarctic continent in 1895 (perhaps the first, depending on who you believe). He, along with nine others, returned to Cape Adare in 1899 to become the first people to spend a winter in Antarctica in his Southern Cross expedition. These two huts of his are the oldest buildings in Antarctica. In the east-north-east lies the ruins of Scott's northern party's huts. The huts are surrounded by a large colony of Adéle penguins.

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