Discovery Hut

When I got back to McMurdo from Byrd camp, a friend of mine surprised me by arranging for a tour of Robert Falcon Scott’s 1902 hut. It was prefabricated in Australia and erected on site at what came to be known as the Hut Point Peninsula, right next to present-day McMurdo Station. There’s a road connecting the two now and in between lies the ice pier where the resupply vessel will dock later this week carrying winter supplies for the station.

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