The hard-fought battle to be first to the South Pole is tracked in this map. It shows the routes followed by the expeditions of Robert Falcon Scott (1901–4), Ernest Shackleton (1907–9) and Roald Amundsen (1910–12), and Scott’s second expedition (1910–13).
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Sources: Base map provided by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre; Louise Crossley, Explore Antarctica. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1995