National Geographic : 1936 Jul
©Ellsworth Antarctic Expedition SOME OF THE WORLD'S FINEST SCENERY-BUT SELDOM A HUMAN EYE TO SEE IT! Among the large and small islands of the Antarctic Archipelago, black rocks protrude from their mantles of snow and ice. The cliffs ofice facing the seamake it impossible to land a plane along most of this coast. The sheer ice walls shown here on the BellingshausenSeaside areapproximately 300 feet high.