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Scott 100 Day 92 31st January 1912 : Bowers picks up his skis

Skis. They arrived at the depot picked up food and Bowers located his skis. They are now 180 miles away from the pole and in the next few days they would start their descent through the chaos of the Beardmore. They may be … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 82 21st January 1912 : Calories Per Man

Calories Per Man. Teddy Evans, Crean and Lashly are just getting to the bottom of the Beardmore on this day. Lashly did not have his diary published but offered it to Cherry-Garrard who incorporated it into his book. Lashly reports, that Evan’s has bad … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 57 27th December 1911 : Speaking truth to power

Speaking truth to power. The conversation between Wilson and Oates concerning actions to take if injured cover the possibility of major injury while on the ice. But what about minor injuries or long standing weaknesses ? There is talk in many of … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 53 23rd December 1911 : Rivalry – Back on the Ice

Rivalry. The relationship between Scott and Shackleton on the Discovery march and the sending home of Shackleton are actions from the Antarctic. Events back home also contributed to the growing story of tension. However, Fiennes has Shackleton defending Scott while he is … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 52 22nd December 1911 : Stage 3 forward and 584 miles to home

Stage 3. Scott sees the march to the pole as being in three main stages, The Ice Barrier from Hutpoint to the Beardmore, climbing the Beardmore Glacier and then finally across the Ice Plateau to the pole. They have now completed … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 51 21st December 1911 : Who goes home ?

Who goes home ? Scott has made his decision and four of them will dump their supplies and create a depot at the end of today on the upper glacier and then head for camp. Scott hasn’t given us much … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 50 20th December 1911 : Rivalry – Starts

Rivalry – Starts. Scott’s sending home of Shackleton from the Discovery expedition is the concrete reason for the tension and rivalry between the two men. Yet these things begin in smaller more sensitive events. Before Scott, Shackleton and Wilson set out … Continue reading

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