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The Captain Scott Society of Cardiff

Formed to perpetuate the memory of Captain Scott and his comrades and their association with the city; includes historical background, with details of the monument raised by the society, and their annual programme of awards.

Captain Scott's Diary

The British Library provides a brief account of Scott's last expedition, with access to a virtual book edition of his Terra Nova diaries.

Freeze Frame

Digitised photographic images from polar explorations between 1845 and 1982, with a particular emphasis on British explorers. Includes biographies, expedition summaries and information on "Changing Britain and the Heroic Age".

The James Caird Society

Formed to preserve the memory of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and the ill-fated Endurance expedition; named for its open whaler, the James Caird. With a collection of articles about the expedition and details of membership.

RRS Discovery

Captain Scott's ship RRS Discovery, located at the Discovery Quay in Dundee. Includes admission prices, educational downloads and access guides.

Scott 100

Brings together information on events to commemorate the centenary of the British Antarctic (Terra Nova) Expedition, 1910-13, led by Captain Robert Falcon Scott.

Shackleton's Endurance Expedition Photography

A collection of photographs and film made by Frank Hurley, photographer on the Endurance expedition.

United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust

Works to conserve Britain’s history of exploration and scientific research; provides a guide to their projects (including the restoration of Scott’s Antarctic base), education resources, and their collection of artefacts.

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