Captain Robert Scott, R.N.

“Captain Robert Scott, R.N.,” Captain Scott, 1929, From The Library at The Mariners’ Museum, G850.1910.S4.G9.

Sir Robert Scott

1868 CE - 1912 CE

England

Primary Goal:

To be the first to the South Pole.

Achievement:

Scott did not reach the South Pole first, but the rock samples his expedition collected revealed important information about Antarctic.