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Antartica 100 Memorial - Cardiff Bay - Wales.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita
N 51° 27.674 W 003° 09.703
30U E 488765 N 5701130
Quick Description: Terra Nova Expedition Centenary, commemorated by this monument 'Antartica 100 Memorial' located at the dock in Cardiff Bay, from which this fateful expedition departed Wales, for the South Pole.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/24/2012 2:34:47 PM
Waymark Code: WME270
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty
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Long Description:
Antartica 100 Memorial is a sculpture to remember all the men that died on this expedition to the South pole.

"British explorer and team leader, Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole during his ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition on 17 January 1912. It was his second attempt and 34 days after Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen got there first. On the return trip, Scott and his team died from starvation and extreme temperatures. In this link below are a collection of photos from the trip."

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Type of Waymark: Off Continent Point of Interest

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