Magga Dan at the ice edge Fuchs and Hillary at the South Pole Fuchs at Scott Base Sir Vivian Fuchs
Sir Vivian Fuchs

Sir Vivian Fuchs
1908 - 1999

Welcome to the website of Sir Vivian Fuchs. This site tells the story of his life and work, and commemorates his achievement as leader of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition on the first land crossing of the Antarctic in 1958.

Illustrated with photographs from his family's collection, this site is a unique memorial to one of history's great explorers. Many of the images in the collection are for sale, and digital versions will soon be available for purchase (royalty-free) via this website. Please contact Fuchs Archives Ltd. to find out more.


Find out about early expeditions to Africa ...


Find out about Fuchs's work in Antarctica, including the 1958 Trans-Antarctic Expedition

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