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"But if we have been willing to give our lives to this enterprise, which is for the honour of our country, I appeal to our countrymen to see that those who depend on us are properly cared for." -- Robert Falcon Scott
Captain Robert Falcon Scott CVO (6 June 1868 — 29 March 1912) was a 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. During this 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 and his four comrades all perished from a combination of exhaustion, starvation and extreme cold.

Before his appointment to lead the Discovery Expedition, Scott had followed the conventional career of a naval officer in peacetime Victorian Britain, where opportunities for career advancement were both limited and keenly sought after by ambitious officers. It was the chance for personal distinction that led Scott to apply for the Discovery command, rather than any predilection for polar exploration. However, having taken this step, his name became inseparably associated with the Antarctic, the field of work to which he remained committed during the final twelve years of his life.

Following the news of his death, Scott became an iconic British hero, a status maintained for more than 50 years and reflected by the many permanent memorials erected across the nation. In the closing decades of the 20th century, however, in a more sceptical age, the legend was reassessed as attention focused on the causes of the disaster and the extent of Scott's personal culpability. From a previously unassailable position, Scott became a figure of controversy, with questions raised about his competence and character. Commentators in the 21st century have on the whole regarded Scott more positively, emphasising his personal bravery and stoicism while acknowledging his errors, but ascribing his expedition's fate primarily to misfortune.

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Total Books: 39
Scott's Last Expedition Vol I Being the Journals of Captain R F Scott R N C V O Vol Ii Being the Reports of the Journeys and the
Scott's Last Expedition Vol I Being the Journals of Captain Rf Scott Rn Cvo Vol Ii Being the Reports of the Journeys and the
The Voyage of the 'discovery' Volume 2
2010 - The Voyage of the 'discovery' Volume 2 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781142074708
ISBN-10: 1142074706

Scott's Last Expedition Vol I Being the Journals of Captain R F Scott R N C V O Vol Ii Being the Reports of the Journeys
The Voyage of the 'discovery'
2010 - The Voyage of the 'discovery' [Volume 1] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781152107816
ISBN-10: 115210781X

The Voyage of the Discovery
2009 - The Voyage of the Discovery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781150634345
ISBN-10: 1150634340

Scott's last expedition
2009 - Scott's Last Expedition [1913] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780217547819
ISBN-10: 0217547818

Journals Scott's Last Expedition
2008 - Journals Scott's Last Expedition [Oxford World's Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780199536801
ISBN-10: 0199536805
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Reference, Travel, Science & Math

The Voyage of Discovery v 2
2007 - The Voyage of Discovery V 2 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845883775
ISBN-10: 1845883772

Scott's Last Expedition Volume 2 Being the Reports of the Journeys the Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr E A Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition
Le ple meurtrier 1910-1912
2001 - Le Ple Meurtrier 1910-1912 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782857043690
ISBN-10: 2857043694

Scott's Last Journey
Scott's Last Expedition The Journals
1996 - Scott's Last Expedition the Journals (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780786703821
ISBN-10: 0786703822
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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Journals Captain Scott's Last Expedition
Eavesdroppers at the Cross
Eavesdroppers at the Cross (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781556733888
ISBN-10: 1556733887

Tragedy and Triumph The Journals of Captain R F Scott's Last Polar Expedition
The Diary of Captain Robert Falcon Scott
The Diary of Captain Robert Falcon Scott (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9781900912051
ISBN-10: 1900912058

Dnevnik polyarnogo kapitana
Dnevnik Polyarnogo Kapitana (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9785699542680
ISBN-10: 569954268X