Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Tera Nova Expedition



Today's picture shows the Tera Nova expedition as it reached the South Pole in 1912. They were hoping to be the first to reach the pole, but upon arrival they learned that they had been beaten by a team from Norway about a month prior. The entire Tera Nova team perished on their return journey. There cameras and journals were recovered by a rescue team some months later.

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  1. I can't imagine what went through the minds of these men when they realized the Norwegians arrived first. I wonder if any of their journals recorded their thoughts for that day.

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