Aerial View of the Gauss (image) European Geosciences Union Share Print E-Mail Caption One of the first aerial photographs of the Antarctic, this picture was obtained from a balloon in 1901. It shows Erich von Drygalski's ship, the logbooks of which were used in the study. Credit National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce Usage Restrictions http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/htmls/corp2854.htm Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.