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Historic Site in Cape Adare

Borchgrevink’s Huts

In February 1899, four years after Kristensen’s landing here, Borchgrevink was back at Cape Adare as the leader of the Southern Cross expedition. It took the men two weeks to erect two prefabricated structures, the …
Historic Site in Cape Adare

Hansen’s Grave

The Southern Cross expedition’s zoologist, Norwegian Nicolai Hansen, died on October 14, 1899, probably of an intestinal disorder: the first human death on the continent. Tragically, Hansen married shortly before le…
Historic Site in Cape Adare

‘Northern Party’ Huts

Almost nothing remains of the hut built by Victor Campbell, a member of Scott’s Terra Nova expedition of 1911–14. What little does remain lies east of Borchgrevink’s huts. The prefabricated building, originally stan…