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Antarctica Videos - The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition - 1955-58
Vivian Fuchs and Sir Edmund Hillary

The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition was the first overland crossing of Antarctica, succeeding in the 1950's what Sir Ernest Shackleton had attempted to do in his ill-fated expedition in 1914-1917. British Explorer Vivian Fuchs and New Zealander Edmund Hilary (he of first man up Everest fame) led the expedition which took place during the IGY - International Geophysical Year.

Part 1 - 9 mins 50 secs

Part 2 - 9 mins 25 secs

Part 3 - 9 mins 53 secs

Part 4 - 9 mins 10 secs

Part 5 - 9 mins 06 secs

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