Could Captain Scott have been saved? Revisiting Scott's last expedition

  title={Could Captain Scott have been saved? Revisiting Scott's last expedition},
  author={Karen May},
  journal={Polar Record},
  pages={72 - 90}
ABSTRACT Captain Scott has been criticised for indecisiveness and for not making use of the dog teams for his own relief in his Terra Nova Expedition (1910–1913). This essay will demonstrate how a mistake made in Roland Huntford's double biography of Scott and Amundsen in 1979, repeated in polar writing by various authors until the present day, has maligned Scott's reputation. In fact, Scott left appropriate written orders in October 1911 for the polar party's relief by the dog teams, orders… Expand
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