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Robert Falcon Scott

Racing to Win: The Conquest of the South Pole

Nancy F. Koehn | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business
Nancy F. Koehn

Last week, as 52 passengers were rescued from a ship stuck in Antarctic ice for 10 days, I was reminded of an earlier expedition to the dangerous, seductive and, at the time, largely unchartered continent of Antarctica: the race to discover the South Pole.

Casey Affleck Explores the Explorers Club

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Casey Affleck has a youthful intensity: he's too vulnerable to go to the deadly places he explores as a fighter to prove himself in the testosterone f...

Discovered in Antarctica: Robert Falcon Scott's "Highest Camp"

Adventure Collection | Posted 05.26.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

Coming across a few stones might not seem all that extraordinary when you're standing on Mount Erebus in Antarctica. But one volcanologist saw something in those stones that was a lot more: remnants of Robert Falcon Scott's "highest camp," set up during the 1912 Terra Nova Expedition.

Historic Campsite Rediscovered Atop Southernmost Volcano

Posted 01.08.2013 | Science

By: Andrea Thompson, OurAmazingPlanet Managing Editor Published: 12/13/2012 05:39 PM EST on OurAmazingPlanet More than 100 years after two groups ...

PHOTOS: Polar Explorer's Famous Last Words Spoken 100 Years Ago Today

Posted 03.29.2012 | Science

By: Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 03/29/2012 02:14 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet On this day (March 29) 100 years ago, ...

Robert Falcon Scott and the Last March to the Antarctic

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 05.28.2012 | Impact
Aiko Stevenson

One hundred years ago today, British polar explorer Robert Falcon Scott perished in the Antarctic during his harrowing march back from the South Pole.