Edmund Hilary 1957 Expedition Hut at Scott Base

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Hillary 1957 expedition hut at Scott Base

One of the original buildings from 1957 the purpose of which was to support the Trans-Antarctic Expedition of Hilary/Fuchs. Like many historic buildings in Antarctica, this was never intended to have a long life, being built for a specific short-term purpose, half a century later it is still in good condition and probably likely to last for some considerable time to come like those buildings from the early 1900's.

Photo; © Mike Usher - Pictures from an icebreaker cruise to Eastern Antarctica.