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Robert Falcon Scott and his Antarctic Expeditions

Captain Robert Falcon Scott, CVO, RN (1868-1912) was a British Royal Navy 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. On the first expedition, he set a new southern record by marching to latitude 82°S and discovered the Polar Plateau, on which the South Pole is located. 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's party discovered plant fossils, proving Antarctica was once forested and joined to other continents. At a distance of 150 miles from their base camp and 11 miles from the next depot, Scott and his companions died from a combination of exhaustion, starvation and extreme cold.
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90 Degrees South

90 Degrees South (1933) is a documentary comprised of footage shot by Herbert Ponting during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1912 led by Robert Falcon Scott.


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Robert Falcon Scott - wikipedia
Captain Robert Falcon Scott, CVO, RN (1868-1912) was a British Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions.
Race for the Poles
This film chronicles famous explorers' endeavors to become the first people to reach North and South Pole. Robert Peary, Roald Amundsen, Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton were their names.
The Coldest March: Scott's Fatal Antarctic Expedition
Distinguished polar scientist Susan Solomon, an authority on Antarctic science, presented extraordinary evidence that unusually cold weather - not failures of leadership - doomed Scott and his men.
Secrets of the Dead: Tragedy at the Pole
This film retraces the ill-fated 1911-1912 Antarctic Expedition led by Robert Scott, featuring interviews with polar scientist Susan Solomon.
Scott of the Antarctic (1948 film)
This is a 1948 film which depicts Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition and his attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole in Antarctica. Directed by Charles Frend, it stars John Mills played Scott.

e-Books
The Voyages of Captain Scott
Project Gutenberg's The Voyages of Captain Scott, by Charles Turley. Read this book online. Download This eBook. EPUB. Kindle. Plain Text.
The Voyages of Captain Scott
Author: Robert Falcon Scott, 1868-1912; Charles Turley. Subject: Robert Falcon Scott, 1868-1912; Antarctic Expedition. Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead and Company. Book Contributor: New York Public Library.
Antarctic Adventure: Scott's Northern Party
Author: Raymond E. Priestley, 1886-1974. Subject: British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition (1910-1913). Publisher: New York : E.P. Dutton. Book Contributor: Northeastern University, Snell Library.
With Scott: The Silver Lining
Author: Griffith Taylor, 1880-1963. Subject: Robert Falcon Scott, 1868-1912; Antarctic Expedition. Publisher: London : Smith. Book Contributor: Robarts - University of Toronto.
The Voyage of The Discovery (Vol. I)
Author: Robert Falcon Scott, 1868-1912. Subject: Discovery (Ship); British National Antarctic Expedition (1901-1904). Publisher: Toronto : Copp, Clark. Book Contributor: Robarts - University of Toronto.
The Voyage of The Discovery (Vol. II)
Author: Robert Falcon Scott, 1868-1912. Subject: Discovery (Ship); British National Antarctic Expedition (1901-1904). Publisher: Toronto : Copp, Clark. Book Contributor: Robarts - University of Toronto.