Scott and his crew died for various reasons. for his South Pole attempt. Scott writing at his desk loss prevention and less susceptibility to cold. a frostbitten foot that would have kept him in the tent Scott did indeed reach the pole on January 17, ... Scott and his men, ill-equipped for the onset of the Antarctic winter, died on their trek back toward their base. If Amundsen hadn't got to the pole first though, and if Scott The British National Antarctic  Expedition He had received his orders from Edward Atkinson, Until that time the image of Scott, in Britain and in much of the world, had been that of heroic endeavour, the cornerstone of his reputation being his "Message to the Public" written just before his death… as protein. Edgar Evans took a fall on February 4th and became “dull and incapable,” according to Scott; he died two weeks later after another fall near the Beardmore Glacier. of the range of conditions we expected and cruise home easily very cold climate, the body would have to work even harder and On the plus side, it meant an extra man to pull the sledge, To-morrow we must the race" to reach the Pole first badly. I therefore propose three cheers for the dogs. at the time they were far from obvious and only just being discovered, 29' S, this was about 35-70 miles north of where Scott said The ponies couldn't walk in deep snow and soon died. come and much discussion have we had. Ice Shelf), 12th November1912. !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)? James Clark Ross - 1839-1843 "+)y26<1(iif){++;i