Investigating parties go and explore the barrier ice during Antarctic Expedition.
Antarctica Date:1928 Duration:4 min 43 sec Sound:Yes
Antarctic Expedition of U.S. Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd. The camp area is called as 'Little America'. Total darkness for six months on the Antarctic Pole. Light sleds being built for the polar flight. Men use equipment to build the sleds. Concentrated food pemmican being packed in measured rations for a crew of four men. The investigating parties go and explore the barrier ice. They take torches with them. Hills and bottomless chasms. The men return back to the camp area. Their coats are covered with snow. Several men seated at a table. Men read wireless messages from home. Two men sit and read news about their children.
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