Icebound: 10 Amazing Antarctica Abandonments

Considering the small population of the continent, Antarctica has a lot of abandoned settlements. In such extremely low temperatures, it is much easier to leave structures and possessions behind than to take them with you when you leave. Harsh conditions also preserve what is left, since bacteria and mold that break down materials elsewhere on earth can't survive in Antarctica. Camps and settlements abandoned 100 years ago still sit, appearing just as they did when they were in use. The hut shown was left by Sir Ernest Shackleton in 1909. See and read about ten of these places at WebUrbanist. Link

(Image credit: Noah Stryker)

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northofthere, Ernest Shackleton and his team were still shipboard when the ice crushed their ship. Robert Falcon Scott and his team hauled their supplies by manpowered sleds. He died from exhaustion and cold trying to return from the south pole. Douglas Mawson's team hauled in all their equipment and supplies by dogsled. They ate the dogs on their way out. Mawson was the only survivor. The Antarctic was explored for decades before engines that could run in that environment were developed. It takes a lot of energy just to survive there, much less haul possessions.
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just curious, why "In such extremely low temperatures, it is much easier to leave structures and possessions behind than to take them with you when you leave." i'm not sure how temps apply to leaving stuff, have fun.
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You really need to be care of what you post and where it links to. When I clicked on the above link, all kinds of malware warnings popped up on my computer. I know it isn't your site, but you are linking to it, so you need to be careful. It reflects on your site.
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