Incredible Photographs from the 1911 Australasian Antarctic Expedition

If you think you’ve seen winter, you haven’t seen anything yet. The Australasian Antarctic Expedition was a team of Australasian scientists that ventured to Antarctica in 1911, exploring the land until their return in 1914. Colossal pointed us towards this breathtaking gallery of photographs from their journey, recently collected and released online by the National Library of Australia Commons. Click through to see the most beautiful, strange and incredible photographs from the expedition to Antarctica between 1911 and 1914, and then head to the¬†National Library of Australia Commons’ Flickr page for even more.

Probably the face of the team meteorologist, C.T. Madigan.

Photo by Frank Hurley, via the National Library of Australia Commons.