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The Evening Post, February, 12th 1913, Page 7. "Details of the awful tragedy are now available"
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This article about the return of the Terra Nova appeared in the Evening Post on 10 February 1913.
Image by The Evening Post courtesy Papers Past, SOURCE

South Pole 100 years ago: The World learns about Scott's fate

Posted: Feb 12, 2013 09:07 pm EST

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(Newsdesk) "If Captain Scott is not on the Terra Nova then the position is grave," speculated the 1913 media.Robert Scott's ship, Terra Nova, arrived in New Zealand back from Antarctica on February 10th, 1913 and landed two men at Oamaru. A local newspaper, The Evening Post, reported "[two men] supposed to be Captain Scott and one of his officers" went ashore. Little did they know. The two men were Edward Atkinson and Harry Pennell. They went ashore to send a coded message about the death of Scott and his men to the...

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