National Geographic : 1936 Jul
vsuiswortn antarctic erxpealtion FAREWELL TO DUNDEE ISLAND-ON SLOPING ICE THAT GAVE A TRICKY TAKE-OFF FOR THE TRANSCONTINENTAL FLIGHT The photograph, taken at 8:05 Greenwich Civil Time, November 23, 1935, shows the ground party's last view of the Polar Star, asitroared down thesnow field. ©Ellsworth Antarctic Expedition READY FOR HER FLIGHT ACROSS ANTARCTICA, THE P OLAR STAR" RESTS ON SNOW-COVERED DUNDEE ISLAND Below the wing is the canvas hood enclosing a fire pot for heating the engine (page 21). In the emergency tent mechanics warm themselves. Over theleft wing theship Wyatt Earp, moored to the ice face, seems dwarfed by the peak of JoinvilleIsland.