Weathered ice after blizzard at Cape Evans, and crevasse, looking towards Turks Head.
A view from near the ice foot at Cape Evans looking across McMurdo Sound towards the rocky outcrop called Turks Head. The ice furrows were caused by the three-day blizzard in early March. Ponting described them as 'deep irregular furrows, as though the ice had been turned over by a gigantic plough.'
A thin crevasse stretches from the foreground into the distance parallel to the sea on the right of the ice-foot.
Object number: ALB1217.29
Artist: Herbert George Ponting
Original dimensions: 111 mm x 165 mm
- Image reference: S2980-002
- © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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