Scott and party with Mount Erebus in the background

Scott and party with Mount Eberus in backgorund

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Title:

Scott and party with Mount Erebus in the background

 

Date:

British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913

 
 

Origin:

Herbert Ponting

 
 

Information:

Scott (centre) led the British Antarctic Expedition from 1910 to 1912 with the South Pole as a major and public objective. Scott also stated

"that it was plain duty for the explorer to bring back every possible observation of the conditions under which his journey has been made. He must take every advantage of his unique position and opportunities to study natural phenomena.."