Robert Falcon Scott

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Noun1.Robert Falcon Scott - English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after AmundsenRobert Falcon Scott - English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)
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Uncle Hancock (a sweet man, my dears, though some call him mean now-a-days) was dead, and aunt had married Captain Scott.
1912: British explorer Captain Scott reached the South Pole-only to find Amundsen had arrived a month earlier.
The last letters Captain Scott sent home before dying in the Antarctic in 1912 are to go on display for the first time.
Colonel Anthony Shaffer and retired Navy Captain Scott Phillpott, claim that military lawyers, acting under guidelines written by Clinton-Reno Justice Department official Jamie Gorelick (a member of the 9/11 Commission), prohibited them from sharing their information with the FBI.
Settled behind the early pacemakers, Right Wing was brought with a tremendous run inside the final furlong to get up close home to beat 6-1 second favourite Captain Scott by half a length, with Night Of Glass one length away third.
Under the command of Captain Scott Mitchell, the Ghosts are called upon to face an imminent threat to the United States.
On the memorial in 1986 were the Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor Normal Lloyd-Edwards, Robert Swan leader of the In the footsteps of Scott Expedition, Peter Sanna (third from left), founder chairman of the Captain Scott Society.
NEGATIVES of pictures taken by Captain Scott on his ill-fated polar expedition have been saved for the nation after a major fund-raising campaign.
It took them 10 days to scale the 8000ft of the Beardmore Glacier on the way to the pole - a feat achieved by only a small band of explorers, including Ernest Shackleton and Captain Scott.
It features memorabilia from expeditions by Captain Scott and fellow explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton.
He said: "The city of Dundee enjoys close links with Nasa and our ties have been strengthened through our mutual interest in RRS Discovery and admiration for Captain Scott and his crew.
Albion captain Scott Carson said: "It's only right that the club and players get right behind such a great cause.