FIFTHY YEARS AGO IN ANTARCTICA, the key word was already "collaboration"!

Photograph by: Dave Grisez, National Science Foundation
US Antarctic Photo Library

Date Taken: January 1957

The ship in the foreground is the HMNZS ENDEAVOR, which brought construction materials for the first New Zealand Scott Base as well as supplies for the overland crossing to South Pole in which the Hillary team was to lay depot supplies for Dr. Vivian Fuchs' overland team, crossing the continent from the other direction. The ship in the background is the U.S.N.S. GREENVILLE VICTORY. The ships were moored three miles from Ross Island.