Exploring Scott’s Discovery Hut and Hut Point, Antarctica

BlowupmcmareaScott’s Discovery Hut is located on the outskirts of McMurdo Station, and is a short walk from the center of town. A bit of background, and some photos of my recent exploration of the area:

From Wikipedia: Discovery Hut was built by Robert Falcon Scott during the Discovery Expedition of 1901–1904 in 1902 and is located at Hut Point on Ross Island by McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Visitors to Antarctica, arriving at either the US Base at McMurdo or New Zealand’s Scott Base are likely to encounter Discovery Hut as all three are located on Hut Point. Discovery Hut is just 300m from McMurdo Base. The hut has been designated a Historic Site or Monument (HSM 18), following a proposal by New Zealand and the United Kingdom to the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting.[1]


One response to “Exploring Scott’s Discovery Hut and Hut Point, Antarctica”

  1. Hello is Michael Deany there…….we are some friends in Lincoln, Nebraska….today it is -3 there and 10 here….or 3 above zero in Omaha……just a nore to say hello…