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Scott of the Antarctic and Cardiff

by Anthony M. Johnson

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Published by University College Cardiff Press in Cardiff, U.K .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica,
  • Cardiff (Wales),
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912.,
    • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration.,
    • Cardiff (Wales) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 63-70.

      StatementAnthony M. Johnson ; with a foreword by Sir Peter Scott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG875.S35 J64 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 70 p. :
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2988839M
      ISBN 100906449766
      LC Control Number84242246
      OCLC/WorldCa14068886

      However after heading of this news, Scott was said to be outraged and wanted to confront Amundsen. After being dissuaded by his officers to do so, Scott instead increased his efforts into planning for the journey to the South Pole. By early September , and after a bitter Antarctic winter held up in camp, Scott had finalised his plan. The Scott Antarctic Memorial Cardiff Bay. In response to an initiative by the British Antarctic Heritage Trust to commemorate the th anniversary of the 'Age of Antarctic Discovery', the Captain Scott Society, in conjunction with the South Wales Echo, launched a prize for a sculpture to be erected in Cardiff .

      Scott of the Antarctic. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. pp. Anthony M. Johnson. Scott of the Antarctic and Cardiff. University College Cardiff Press. 70pp. Max Jones. The Last Great Quest: Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice. Oxford University Press. pp. Rainer-K. Langner. Translated by Timothy Beech. Scott and Amundsen: Duel. A richly illuminating biography of Robert Falcon Scott, and the first to transcend the myths that have taken root in the story of his Scott’s death in , he has been the subject of innumerable books—some declaring him a hero, others dismissing him as an irresponsible fool. But in all the pages that have been written about him, the man behind the legend has been forgotten or /5(2).

      Scott of the Antarctic A collection of items telling the story of the ill-fated trip to the South Pole which left Cardiff in June There are 14 items in this collection.   Captain Robert Scott's legenday trip to the South Pole which claimed his life and that of four more explorers left from Cardiff years ago this June. His ship, the Terra Nova, sailed from the.


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Scott of the Antarctic and Cardiff. Cardiff, U.K.: University College Cardiff Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Anthony M Johnson.

Scott of the Antarctic and Cardiff book revisited the whole Scott of the Antarctic story by reading a biography of Amundsen, followed by rereading Ranulph Fiennes' book and then acquiring the life of Kathleen Scott by her granddaughter, I decided to track down another, hopefully impartial, biography of Scott.

Excellent and informative though Fiennes' work is, it is avowedly Reviews: Dr Johnson's book chronicles the relationship that developed between the people of the City of Cardiff, together with its prosperous docks community, and the British Antarctic Expedition led by Robert Falcon Scott.

Its span extends from the first announcement of intent in to beyond the return of the Expedition to Cardiff in   Scott of the Antarctic book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

After Robert Peary claimed to have reached the North Pole in 4/5. An illuminating biography of Robert Falcon Scott draws on the explorer's own diaries and letters, as well as firsthand observations by participants in the Antarctic expeditions, to reassess Scott's life and scientific contributions, provide fresh perspectives on his journeys, and examine the challenges he faced in his personal life.

What this book does is look at Scott's life and experiences, and show how Scott could have achieved nothing more than he did. Scott entered the Royal Navy at a young age, which formed his views on leadership, desirable qualities in his team and career and by: ix, pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: 20 cm.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. Capt Scott’s Antarctic Legacy in Cardiff By Alastair - January 3, There was a public auction today, of memorabilia and documents from the British Antarctic Expedition –09, also known as the Nimrod Expedition.

A ‘hat-tip’ to former colleague, Matthew Teller, for spotting it. Scott of the Antarctic: A Life of Courage and Tragedy in the Extreme South by David Crane pp, Harper Collins, £ Few last words can be. Robert Falcon Scott CVO (6 June – c.

29 March ) was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery expedition of – and the ill-fated Terra Nova expedition of – On the first expedition, he set a new southern record by marching to latitude 82°S and discovered the Antarctic Plateau, on which the South Pole is located.

By 7 February, Scott noted that the strongest man in his team was “going steadily downhill”, constantly falling behind the party as it trudged over Antarctic wastes. Ten days later, Scott.

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A painting of Captain Scott's ship, Terra Nova, leaving Cardiff as it set sail for the South Pole in is for sale at Bonhams Polar Sale in London on 30 March It is estimated at £7, The British Antarctic Expedition set sail from Cardiff on 15 June under the command of Captain Robert Falcon Scott RN (Royal Navy).

The stated aims were to increase scientific knowledge of the polar region, and to be the first to reach the South Pole. The Terra Nova Expedition, officially the British Antarctic Expedition, was an expedition to Antarctica which took place between and It was led by Robert Falcon Scott and had various scientific and geographical objectives.

Scott wished to continue the scientific work that he had begun when leading the Discovery expedition to the Antarctic from to   The story of Scott’s Antarctic ambitions and tragic end have been seared into the national consciousness by mythopoeic accounts of the. Now in “Scott of the Antarctic: A Life of Courage and Tragedy,” David Crane has entered the lists.

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In reassessing Scott’s life, Crane is able to provide a fresh. The true story of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott and his ill-fated expedition to try to be the first man to discover the South Pole, only to find that the murderously cold weather and a rival team of Norwegian explorers conspire against him.

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