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Discovery in winter quarters


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Discovery in winter quarters, Antarctica 1901

At Winter Quarters Bay, Ross Island, Discovery’s base during the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904 led by Robert Falcon Scott. The ship became ice locked here, 20 miles from open water, for two years before she was finally freed in February 1904.

 

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At Winter Quarters Bay, Ross Island, Discovery’s base during the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904 led by Robert Falcon Scott. The ship became ice locked here, 20 miles from open water, for two years before she was finally freed in February 1904. Achievements from this expedition include the first sighting of an Emperor Penguin Colony off Cape Crozier, discovery of King Edward VII land and reaching the furthest south ever recorded at 82°17′S. Winter Q

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