image credit Scott Polar Research Institute/Bridgeman Images | Licence: All Rights Reserved
image credit Scott Polar Research Institute/Bridgeman Images | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Possession Island, Victoria Land

11th January 1841

John Edward Davis

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Title

Possession Island, Victoria Land

Date

11th January 1841

Description

This watercolour depicts The Ross Expedition- a voyage of scientific Antarctic which lasted from 1839 to 1843. The expedition was led by James Clark Ross, commanding two unusually strong warships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. It explored what is now called the Ross Sea and discovered the Ross Ice Shelf.

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Possession Islands, Antarctica

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image credit Scott Polar Research Institute/Bridgeman Images

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