Story: Hillary, Edmund Percival

Expedition photographer

Expedition photographer

Among other interests, Hillary was a keen photographer and took many striking photographs of his expeditions. This one, of a tractor on the Ross Ice Shelf with Mt Erebus in the background, is a classic.

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Shaun Barnett. 'Hillary, Edmund Percival', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 June 2024)