Iceberg and cloud landscape reflecting in totally calm waters near Ross Island, Antarctica, Southern Ocean (@ A Rose/AGE Fotostock)
- This stunning vista was also the scene of a grisly discovery exactly 100 years ago.""A search party found the body of which intrepid English explorer nearby?
- A cross was erected near here in memory of the Terra Nova expedition, inscribed with a quote from Ulysses.""It reads: “To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield”
- This continent is almost twice the size of Australia and 98% is covered by ice that averages at least 1.6km in thickness.""How did Captain Scott prepare for such extreme conditions?
- Ross Island houses a research centre, McMurdo Station, Antarctica\s largest community.""It\s perfect for an encounter at the end of the world