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The Voyages of Captain Scott

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The Voyages of Captain Scott
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Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company
ISBN/ASIN: B000FLPEVO

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Robert Falcon Scott (1868 – 1912) was a British Royal Naval officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition, 1901–04, and the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, 1910–13. During this second venture Scott led a party of five which reached the South Pole on 17 January 1912, to find that they had been preceded by Roald Amundsen's Norwegian party in an unsought "race for the Pole". On their return journey Scott and his four comrades all perished because of a combination of exhaustion, hunger and extreme cold.

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