A First Rate Tragedy: Captain Scott's Antarctic Expeditions
The great tragedy that befell the Scott team could have been averted if they could have trudged just 11 more miles. The Norwegian Trygge Gran found their frozen bod ies close to the food depot. Diana Preston''s story recounts the dramatic events. '
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