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100 years since Captain Scott and his party perished in the Antartic

The members of Captain Scott's South Pole expedition pose at the pole in January 1912. Picture: AP

The members of Captain Scott's South Pole expedition pose at the pole in January 1912. Picture: AP

TOMORROW marks the 100th anniversary of the day the world learned that British hero Captain Scott and his party had perished in the Antarctic . Here we reproduce how The Scotsman reported the shock and disbelief at the tragedy

 
 
 

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