On 20 January 1958 the British team led by Sir Vivian Fuchs (right) arrived at the South Pole from Shackleton Base, located on the opposite side of Antarctica from Scott Base. There Fuchs greeted Hillary (centre) and American Admiral George Dufek, who had flown in to establish a station at the Pole in preparation for the expeditions.
Print the full story
Using this item
Alexander Turnbull Library, Bruce Broadhead Collection
Photograph by Bruce Broadhead
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.
Add new comment