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Scott 100 Day 126 7th March 1912 : World News

World News. On this day in 1912 Amundsen and his men, who had struggled through storms during their trip onboard The Fram, sailed into Hobart. Amundsen went ashore alone, booked into a small room in a local hotel and began the … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 88 27th January 1912 : Hot and Cold

Hot & Cold. In the ‘Worst Journey in the World’ Cherry-Garrard recounts the journal of Bill Lashly who is on his way back to Hutpoint with Teddy Evans and Tom Crean. Lashly confirms that they are successfully following the outward tracks and cairns. Teddy … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 87 26th January 1912 : Home safe and race complete

Home Safe. The team that left Scott on the Beardmore to return to Hutpoint arrived back today. They were home safe and now started to assess their journey, their condition and the expectations Scott has for them and the dogs. On the … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 80 19th January 1912 : Not just a month – A lifetime

A Lifetime. Fiennes studied the diaries of the Norwegians returning from the pole and they report a difference in terms of rations, health and weather. They are well provisioned and have fresh meat when they eat one of their dogs and they also note … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 79 January 18th 1912 : The Norwegian Tent and That Photograph

The Norwegian Tent. The finding of the tent, equipment and letters gave the British team every indication of what a well organised and professional group the Norwegians were. They take pictures and the most famous shows 5 men whose tired, … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 78 January 17th 1912 : Very Different Circumstances

Very Different Circumstances. It was so cold on this the hardest of days, that Oates, Evans and Bowers all had frostbitten noses and cheeks. Evan’s hand is now getting much worse and they are all feeling the cold. Wilson, who … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 77 16th January 1912 : The Worst Has Happened

The Worst Has Happened. Today they are 15 miles from the pole and see the first signs of the Norwegians, they have reached the pole and Scott and his men must now suffer such great disappointment. Edward Wilson made one simple entry in … Continue reading

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