Explorers at a monument dedicated to past explorers in Antarctica.
Antarctica Date:1929 Duration:2 min 54 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Byrd Expedition Explorers at camp site in Antarctica. Man near a telescope on stand. man looks through the telescope and adjusts the view. A man plots a route using a compass on a map. Men walk across the snow to a point and mark it with a U.S. flag. A map shows the route between Little America and the South Pole. Men on dog sledges move across the terrain. Snow covered mountains in the background. Men walk up to a monument made up of a pile of stones, dedicated to explorers who reached this point in the past. They take off their hats as a sign of respect. A man takes out cans from this pile. The cans contain notes from various explorers. They read a note dated 14-16 December 1911, written by the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. He puts the note back into the can, closes it and replaces the same into the monument.
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