Historic huts in deep guano

2019-03-03 04:07:00

By Emma Young in Sydney ANTARCTICA’Soldest settlement is being buried in penguin guano, according to the first conservation mission to the site in 12 years. During his 1899 expedition, Norwegian explorer Carsten Borchgrevink erected two wooden huts on the remote, windswept beach at Cape Adare, due south of New Zealand. One hut was for storage and the other for living quarters. On visiting the site,