"The crevasses were so chaotic"

Amundsen described the scene as follows:

To continue along [the glacier] was an impossibility; it consisted here, between the two vast mountains – of nothing but crevasse after crevasse, so huge and ugly that we were forced to conclude that our further advance that way was barred.


Chaotic crevasses on the Axel Heiberg
Permission Granted by Copyright Owner for Use on Book DrumChaotic crevasses on the Axel Heiberg - Credit: Paul Landry