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Tuesday, January 3rd 1911 10am « Scott's Last Expedition

Scott's Last Expedition

Tuesday, January 3rd 1911 10am

10 A.M. The conditions are very much the same as last night. We are only 24 miles from C. Crozier and the land is showing up well, though Erebus is veiled in stratus cloud.

It looks finer to the south and we may run into sunshine soon, but the wind is alarming and there is a slight swell which has little effect on the ship, but makes all the difference to our landing.

For the moment it doesn’t look hopeful. We have been continuing our line of soundings. From the bank we crossed in latitude 71ยบ the water has gradually got deeper, and we are now getting 310 to 350 fathoms against 180 on the bank.

The Discovery soundings give depths up to 450 fathoms East of Ross Island.

View of deck of Terra Nova with dogs from Engine Room hatch. Jan. 3rd 1911.
“View of deck of Terra Nova with dogs from Engine Room hatch. Jan. 3rd 1911.”


View of deck of Terra Nova with dogs from Engine Room hatch. Jan. 3rd 1911.
“View of deck of Terra Nova with dogs from Engine Room hatch. Jan. 3rd 1911.”


View of deck of Terra Nova with dogs from Engine Room hatch. Jan. 3rd 1911.
“View of deck of Terra Nova with dogs from Engine Room hatch. Jan. 3rd 1911.”


Meares and dogs on ice-house. Jan. 3rd 1911.
“Meares and dogs on ice-house. Jan. 3rd 1911.”


Meares and dogs on ice-house. Jan. 3rd 1911.
“Meares and dogs on ice-house. Jan. 3rd 1911.”


Meares and dogs on ice-house. Jan. 3rd 1911.
“Meares and dogs on ice-house. Jan. 3rd 1911.”

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