Fram Museum Oslo

World Antarctica day, December 1st

The World Antarctica day takes place every year and celebrates Antarctica and the day when the Antarctic Treaty was signed in 1959. Here are some photos of Carsten Borchgrevink’s hut at Cape Adare, built in 1899, -the oldest staning structure in Antarctica.

Borchgrevink studying samples.

New Year 1900. The men are working on the roof.