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Ninnis and Mertz Memorial Cross, Azimuth Hill, Antarctica

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The memorial cross atop Azimuth Hill, Cape Denison, Antarctica.

A hill about 25 m high, at the north-west end of a steep, narrow rocky ridge which trends north-west overlooking the main hut at Cape Denison. The hill is about 230 m WNW from Mawson's main hut. The feature was named by Douglas Mawson during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914 and appears on official maps of the expedition.

The cross was raised by the remaining members of the Australiasian Antarctic Expedition in 1913 - in honour of Xavier Mertz and Lieutenant B.E.S. Ninnis, who both died during the Far Eastern sledging voyage undertaken by Douglas Mawson. He was the only survivor.

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.

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A: Frank Hurley's Darkroom, Mawson's Huts, Antarctica

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The darkroom of Frank Hurley, photographer to Sir Douglas Mawson's 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Exp...

Frank Hurley's Darkroom, Mawson's Huts, Antarctica

B: 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 pr...

Main Hut, Mawson's Huts, Cape Denison, Antarctica

C: Mawsons Room, Mawson's Huts, Cape Denison, Antarctica.

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The interior of Douglas Mawson's room, Mawson's Huts. This was Mawson's private room during the 1911-...

Mawsons Room, Mawson's Huts, Cape Denison, Antarctica.

D: Cape Adare near huts

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The historical huts area at Cape Adare is surrounded by a huge Adélie penguin colony.

Cape Adare near huts

E: Borchgrevink's huts at Cape Adare

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Carsten Borchgrevink was one of the first men to set foot on the Antarctic continent in 1895 (perhaps...

Borchgrevink's huts at Cape Adare

F: Borchgrevink's huts at Cape Adare (rear)

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The back of Borchgrevink's huts at Cape Adare. Borchgrevink's party of 10 men errected these two huts...

Borchgrevink's huts at Cape Adare (rear)

G: Shackleton's Nimrod hut

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This hut was errected in February 1908 as the base for Ernest Shackleton's Nimrod expedition. Fifteen...

Shackleton's Nimrod hut

H: Scott's Terra Nova hut

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This hut was erected in January 1911 as the base for Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova expedition. Sco...

Scott's Terra Nova hut

I: Weather station at Cape Evans

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This is an old weather station (towards the west) on Cape Evans. Antarctica has extreme weather: it i...

Weather station at Cape Evans

J: Lake at Cape Evans

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Ice clutches to the edge of a lake while steam rises from the volcano of Mt Erebus. It is a bright su...

Lake at Cape Evans

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