The chart of Ross Sea has been drawn chiefly as a guide to future expeditions.
Both will join up and make for the Ross Sea base, where the previous Expedition had its winter quarters.
Volcanic rocks are only found along the coast of Ross Sea and on a range of islands parallel to the coast.
The outstanding feature of the Ross Sea side was the journey made by these six men.
It is very curious to find such calm weather in Ross Sea; in the two months we have been here we have hardly had a strong breeze.
A year before our trip through Ross Sea had turned out almost like a pleasure cruise, but that was in the middle of summer.
The Barrier is a wall of ice, several hundred miles long, and about 100 feet high, which forms the southern boundary of Ross Sea.
Two years in succession he sailed from the Pacific into Ross Sea with two ships that had no auxiliary steam-power.
I had never seen such a large area of unbroken ice in the Ross Sea.
The Nimrod had a narrow escape from a misadventure of this kind in the Ross Sea early in 1908.