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Antarctica, Terra Nova Expedition (1910–1912)

Antarctica, Terra Nova Expedition (1910–1912)

Scott's doomed expedition: The ship 'Terra Nova' under sail through pack ice. Two members of the expedition stand on ice in the foreground © Scott Polar Research Institute

Scott's doomed expedition: The ship 'Terra Nova' under sail through pack ice. Two members of the expedition stand on ice in the foreground © Scott Polar Research Institute

The ship Terra Nova in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, January 7, 1911, photographed by Herbert Ponting. The Terra Nova Expedition, aka the British Antarctic Expedition, was an expedition to Antarctica that took place between 1910 and 1913.  (Royal Collection Trust)

The ship Terra Nova in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, January photographed by Herbert Ponting. The Terra Nova Expedition, aka the British Antarctic Expedition, was an expedition to Antarctica that took place between 1910 and (Royal Collection Trust)

Terra Nova expedition of Robert Falcon Scott to south pole - 1910–13

Terra Nova expedition of Robert Falcon Scott to south pole - 1910–13 [449x620]

Grotto in an ice berg, photographed January 1911 by Herbert George Ponting during the British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition .

Photos taken by Antarctic explorer Reginald Koettlitz

Reginald Koettlitz's photos of Scott's Antarctica expedition revealed for first time

Unpublished photographs, taken by surgeon and explorer Dr Reginald Koettlitz, of Scott’s Discovery expedition to Antarctica show areas of the Antarctic as they were seen by intrepid British explorers who navigated it.

Named after the legendary “Scott of the Antarctic”, Scott’s Hut is located on the north shore of Cape Evans on Ross Island in Antarctica.  It was built in 1911 by the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910–1913 (Terra Nova Expedition) led by Robert Falcon Scott.  Insulation for the 50 feet long hut was provided by seaweed sewn into a quilt, placed between double-planked inner and outer walls.  Ironically, Terra Nova expeditioners described the hut as being warm to the point of…

Isolated Settlements at the Ends of the Earth

Scott’s Hut, on Ross Island in Antarctica, was built in 1911 by the British Antarctic Expedition of (Terra Nova Expedition) led by Robert Falcon Scott. The hut was reused from by several of Ernest Shackleton’s Ross Sea party who had become marooned.

Sled rounding the point of the Barne Glacier during the British Antarctic (“Terra Nova”) Expedition September 1911.

thepastsituation: “ Sled rounding the point of the Barne Glacier (where it turns round the bay before Cape Barne), during the British Antarctic (“Terra Nova”) Expedition, 18 September Photograph.

Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962. [Frank Hurley with camera on ice in front of the bow of the trapped Endurance in the Weddell Sea, Shackleton expedition, 1915] [picture] : [Antarctica]

Digital Collections - Pictures - Hurley, Frank, [Frank Hurley with camera on ice in front of the bow of the trapped Endurance in the Weddell Sea, Shackleton expedition, [picture] : [Antarctica]

Terra Nova,The Last Expedition | Midnight Sun

Sky effect (midnight sun), penguins at ice-edge. Taken by Herbert George Ponting on 13 January 1911 during the British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition

Anyone know where this is from?  Antarctica obs. but which party.

Anyone know where this is from?

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