Scott and the discovery of the Antarctic.

by Sylvie Nickels

Publisher: Jackdaw, in association with Grossman, New York in [London

Written in English
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  • Antarctica,
  • Antarctica.
  • Subjects:

    • Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912.,
    • Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912.,
    • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- British.,
    • Antarctica.
    • About the Edition

      Reproductions of maps, pictures, diaries, and other materials recreate the exploration of the Antarctic and Scott"s tragic journey to the South Pole.

      Edition Notes

      SeriesJackdaw no. 123
      LC ClassificationsG870 .N55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 portfolio.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5096043M
      ISBN 100670623636
      LC Control Number74167821

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The Voyage of the Discovery: Scott's First Antarctic Expedition, (Volume I) Scott, Robert F. Published by Cooper Square, New York (). This was the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, where explorers ventured into unknown parts of Antarctica, and many – including Scott – lost their lives in the process. A hundred years later, a new study describes how the records kept during these expeditions provide insights into how sea ice around Antarctica has fared over time. The British National Antarctic Expedition (–04), led by British naval officer and explorer Robert Falcon Scott on board the Discovery, set a new record for reaching the farthest point south when Scott, together with Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest H. Shackleton and English explorer Edward A. Wilson, reached 82°17′ S on the Ross Ice Shelf.

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Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott, who died near the South Pole ininitially won his fame with a remarkable trip to Antarctica inaboard the Discovery. During this journey, Scott became the first man to see the South Polar ice cap and achieved a new 'farthest south' record/5(2).

Crane's book is a biography of Scott, not an analysis of his expeditions, and is thus somewhat skimpy on the details, especially on the journey that resulted in Scott's death. (By contrast, Crane presents a thorough discussion of Scott's Western Journey on the earlier Discovery expedition, and I learned a great deal from it.)Cited by:   The Voyages of Captain Scott retells the stories of the Discovery Expedition and the Terra Nova Expedition of Captain Robert Falcon Scott () a British Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions.

"The Voyage of the Discovery" is an account of Scott Author: Charles Turley. Scott and the discovery of the Antarctic. [Sylvie Nickels] -- Reproductions of maps, pictures, diaries, and other materials recreate the exploration of the Antarctic and Scott's tragic journey to the South Pole.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Robert Falcon Scott was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition,and the Terra Nova Expedition, During this second venture, Scott led a party of five which made up the British part of what has become known as "the race to the South Pole."/5(4).

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But in all the pages that have been written about him, the man behind the legend has been forgotten or /5(2). "Scott of the Antarctic" is one of the most famous of all the Polar explorers. He is best known for his legendary and fatal attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole, a month a month after the Norwegian Amundsen and his party.

Early life and the Discovery Expedition. Born on 6 June in Devonport, Plymouth, Robert Falcon Scott became a naval cadet at the age of During the next 20 years Scott served on Scott and the discovery of the Antarctic. book myriad of ships all across the world, but soon became frustrated with the lack of career progression available to him during this period of Victorian peace time.

Like Scott’s own writings, Crane’s stylish prose is a sheer pleasure. Comparing the great Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen with the crew of Scott’s expedition in the Discovery, for. In the Antarctic—Stories of Scott’s “Last Expedition”.

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The Discovery Expedition of –04, known officially as the British National Antarctic Expedition, was the first official British exploration of the Antarctic regions since the voyage of James Clark Ross sixty years earlier. Organized on a large scale under a joint committee of the Royal Society and the Royal Geographical Society, the new expedition carried out scientific research and geographical exploration.

Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography Paperback – 5 Jan. Crane is able to provide a fresh and exciting perspective on both the Discovery expedition of and the Terra Nova expedition of The courage and tragedy of Scott’s last journey are only one part of the process, for the scientific enquiry that led up Reviews: The Discovery was built for Captain Scott's first Antarctic expedition of and was launched one hundred years ago, inat Dundee.

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