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Main Hut, Mawson's Huts, Cape Denison, Antarctica
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A view of the interior of the Main Hut at Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica.

This was the principal building used during the 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expeditio, led by Douglas Mawson.

18 Men lived and worked in the hut during 1912-13, 8 remained during 1913-1914 after the return of Mawson from his sledging voyage with Xavier Mertz and B.E.S. Ninnis - both of whom died. Mawson barely survived.

The buildings at Cape Denison are a historic site being conserved by the Mawson's Huts Foundation and Australian Antarctic Division.

Immersive imaging by Peter Morse

Copyright: Peter morse
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Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 08/02/2010
Updated: 03/09/2014
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Tags: antarctica; mawson's huts; historic site
  • Julie B over 1 year ago
    What a striking glimpse into the past. Thank you for posting this.
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