We had fuel to make two cups of tea apiece and bare food for two days on the 20th. He slept through the night before last, hoping not to wake; but he woke in the morning - yesterday. push on, and the remainder of us were forced to pull very hard, sweating heavily. A comforting balm. ...To-night little Bowers is laying himself out to get sights in terrible The team had set out on its final push to the Pole the previous January. Evans looked a little better after How To Cite This Article: The extended time taken by Scott's team to reach the Pole caused several problems for their return. please sign up I was first to reach the poor man and shocked at his appearance; he was on his knees with clothing disarranged, hands uncovered and frostbitten, and a wild look in his eyes. 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. up again, but very slowly. With Scott to the Pole - Robert Falcon Scott's 'message to the public' c. 29 March 1912. Fired by his previous failure to capture the Pole, Scott launched the British Antarctic Expedition in 1910. The teams continued to lay depots along theroute to prepare for the return journey. march. Competed in both Regional and State Minnesota History Day. This was the end. VG, faded on spine. It was already late into the summer, meaning temperatures were dropping quickly. T. -22 degrees at start. ...Well, we have turned our back now on the goal of our ambition and must face our 800 miles of solid dragging - and good-bye to most of the day-dreams! e9 = new Object(); ADVERTISMENT Weak from exhaustion, hunger and extreme cold, his last diary entry is dated 29 March 1912. Amundsen relied on dogs to haul his men and supplies over the frozen Antarctic wasteland. Scott (1913). O n November 12, 1912 an Antarctic search party discovered its objective - the tent of Captain Robert Scott and his two companions half At the Pole January 18, 1912 buried in the snow. Discussion of the situation at lunch yesterday shows us what a desperate pass we were in with a sick man on our hands at such a distance from home.". At night he was worse and we knew the end had come.