The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography
 
 
Huge blocks weighing upwards of 50 tons were thrown about in indescribable confusion
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Huge blocks weighing upwards of 50 tons were thrown about in indescribable confusion

September-October 1915

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V

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As his title indicates, Hurley continued to be fascinated by the weird and wonderful shapes thrown up by the shifting ice floes, as well as the sight of the vulnerable ship dwarfed by huge grotesquely formed blocks of ice. More