Scott of the Antarctic: The Legend 100 Years On

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Captain Robert Falcon Scott CVO (6 June 1868 - 29 March 1912) was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions. During the second venture, Scott led a party of five which reached the South Pole on 17 January 1912, only to find that they had been preceded by Roald Amundsen's Norwegian expedition. On their return journey, Scott and his four comrades all perished from a combination of exhaustion, starvation and extreme cold.Before his appointment to lead the Discovery Expedition, Scott had ...

Scott of the Antarctic: The Legend 100 Years On 2012, Pen & Sword Books Ltd, Barnsley

ISBN-13: 9781848846647

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