Captain Robert Falcon Scott Naval officer and polar explorer, arguably the most pioneering British explorer of The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.He reached the South pole on the 17 January 1912 and died during return journey.
Review: ‘Scott’s Last Expedition’ at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney
Captain Robert Falcon Scott CVO RN June 1868 – 29 March was an English Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition, and the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition,
"Had we lived,I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood,endurance,and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale." (Capt. Robert F. Scott, reached the South Pole in 1912 but his expedition perished on their trek to return to their ship)
Photos: Diving Beneath Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf
A bit of history - built in 1911 by explorer Robert Falcon Scott
Scott’s Hut, on Ross Island in Antarctica, was built in 1911 by the British Antarctic Expedition of (Terra Nova Expedition) led by Robert Falcon Scott. The hut was reused from by several of Ernest Shackleton’s Ross Sea party who had become marooned.