The <em>Terra Nova</em> in McMurdo Sound
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 2580008

The Terra Nova in McMurdo Sound

7 January 1911

Herbert Ponting

Presented to King George V, 1914

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Ponting took this view of the Terra Nova while standing on the shifting ice floes. The ship had reached Antarctica only a few days previously and Ponting was enthusiastically exploring the area. More