Glasgow Digital Library Voyage of the Scotia BRUCE PEOPLE SHIP ANTARCTIC INDEX
Scotland and the Antarctic

Section 3: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen ... Roald Amundsen

The limits of exploration

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Furthest South

52S 1519 Magellan
57S 1578 Drake
7110'S 1774 Cook
7415'S 1823 Weddell
7804'S 1841 Ross
7858'S 1900 Borchgrevink
8223'S 1902 Scott/Shackleton
8823'S 1909 Shackleton
90S 1911 Amundsen first
90S 1912 Scott second
90S 1958 Hilary third
90S 1958 Fuchs fourth

Cook was first to cross Antarctic Circle.

In 1956 an American aircraft landed at the South Pole.

Furthest North

8616'N 1895 Nansen
90N 1909 Peary

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