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Scott's Last Expedition

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Scott's Last Expedition tells the story of Robert Scott's historic and momentous expedition to the South Pole, the characters who were a part of it and their incredible feats of endurance.

ISBN: 978 0 565 09287 0

Author: Steve Parker

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Scott's Last Expedition

£ 9.99


As well as the well-known South Pole trek itself, diary extracts and engaging stories show what daily life was like for Scott and his crew. Find out what food they ate, where they slept, what equipment they used and the scientific work that was undertaken.

Stunning photographs taken during the expedition and images of original artefacts from Scott’s base camp illuminate this epic story.

The book also explores:

  • the nature and geography of Antarctica
  • the extensive planning and fundraising for the Terra Nova expedition
  • the harsh living conditions and the scientific experiments undertaken
  • the 'race to the pole' against rival Roald Amundsen
  • the death of Scott and his crew and the world's reaction to it
  • the scientific research and important conservation work carried out in Antarctica today

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