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Scotland and the Antarctic

Section 5: Voyage of the Scotia

Summary of 1901-05 expeditions

Discovery
Robert F Scott
1901-1904
Gauss
Erich von Drygalski
1901-1903
Antarctic
Dr Otto Nordenskjold
1901-1903
Scotia
William Speirs Bruce
1902-1904
1901
6 August: left Cowes
1901
11 August: left Kiel
1901
16 October: left Goteborg
 
1902
February: McMurdo Sound
28 March: iced in
1902
21 February: iced in
1902
February: party on Snow Hill Island
13 February: Antarctic crushed and sunk
 
1902
2 November:
iced in McMurdo Sound
Overland party leaves for South Pole
1902
2 November: iced in near Kaiser Wilhelm Lland
1902
2 November: party at Snow Hill. Two other parties wintering on ice
1902
2 November: left Troon
1903
8 February: in ice.
Relief ship Morning arrived and left 3 March
1903
8 February: free of ice, making for Cape Town
1903
8 February: three separate parties wintering
1903
4 February: Saddle Island, South Orkney Islands
22 February: 7225'S
1903
8 November: in ice.
Party to Magnetic South Pole
  1903
8 November: all crew rescued by Uruguay
1903
8 November: in ice, Scotia Bay
24 November: free
1904
9 February: in ice
16 February: free
    1904
9 February: Port Stanley 7-12 March in ice, 7401'S
1904
9 September: home
    1904
21 July: home

Bruce passed the Charcot expedition heading south in the River Plate on December 1903.

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