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The Years Back - 12, The Big Ice (Episode 12) Television (Full Length Episode) – 1973 Documentary War

The Years Back - 12, The Big Ice (Episode 12)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1973 Documentary War

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The main problem with the selection of the base was that the last instruction we’d been given by Ed Hillary was that we don’t want to be too close to those bloody Yanks.
– Dr Trevor Hatherton
We were particularly interested in New Zealand in the fact that there had been no earthquakes at all in the Antarctic. The Antarctic is the quietest continent as well as the coldest continent.
– Dr Trevor Hatherton
We wanted to go to the Pole so we got stuck in and we did it.
– Sir Edmund Hillary