Saturday 17 March 2012

Watch Captain Scott and Dr Wilson with Nobby the Pony, 1912

2012 sees the 100th anniversary of the deaths of Captain Robert Falcon Scott and the rest of the Polar Party after reaching the South Pole, beaten by the Norwegian team under Amundsen. This clip from the film 'The Great White Silence', by Herbert Ponting using film footage taken during the Expedition, shows Captain Scott and Dr Wilson, both members of the Polar Party, with one of the Ponies used to haul sledges, Nobby

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