Race to the South Pole by Trevor and Takeshi By aishklib Period: Sep 1, 1908 to Dec 31, 1913 Race to the South Pole May 5, 1909 Amundsen's Secret Plan Amundsen pretended to go to North Pole but setcretly planned to go to the South Pole instead. Sep 12, 1909 Scott's anouncment Scott anounces his second South Pole expedition Jun 15, 1910 Scott's Rushed preparation After the very rushed preparations of Scotts, he sailed with his crew from England to New zealand with motor sleges, Siberian ponies and huskies. Aug 9, 1910 The careful preparations of Roald Amundsen......... Amundsen and his crew chose their supplies carefully and left Oslo on the Fram. The crew took 97 huskies and a hut in sections and provisions for 2 years. Sep 9, 1910 Amundsen, the challenger. The Fram stopped at Madeira in Spain and Amundsen sent a telegram to Scott saying that they will go to the South Pole instead of the North Pole Nov 29, 1910 Scott's catastrophe on the Terra Nova Scott left New Zealandon the Terra Nova. Three days out, they were hit by a ferocious the gale that lasted 36 hours and nearly sank the ship Jan 4, 1911 The new winter quaters Scott's old hut on Ross Island has been blocked by ice which means that they have to build new headquaters, they buit their huts still at Ross Island but also Cape Evans. Jan 14, 1911 The Headstart Amundsen and his crew reached Antarctica. He set up base camp and docked his ship. It was 100km closer to the pole than scott's base. Oct 19, 1911 Closer to the South Pole Amundsen's team of 5 men and 52 dogs set off on their race to the South pole. They travelled to the most direct route. Nov 1, 1911 The Start Scott and his Polar team left to their race to the South Pole with 2 motor sledges, 10 ponies and 2 motor sleds. He decided to use th ponies and motor sleds until they break or die Nov 5, 1911 The Last Depot Reached Amundsen 's team finally reached their last dopot, they only had 772 km left from the South Pole. Nov 9, 1911 The New Supply Depot Amundsen created a new supply depot for their return journey so they could succesfully survive. Nov 11, 1911 The Name of the Mountain Amunden and his crew climbed an unexplored mountain glacier (which they then named it after the Norwegian Quenn, Maud) under the great weather. Dec 9, 1911 Unfortunate Event The frozen horses were shot. The men had to pull the sledges. Some of the men were snow blinded and fell into a crevasse. Dec 14, 1911 The Pride of the Norways Amunsen and his crew reached the South Pole. They skied for 3 days in a 16 km radius from the South Pole to make sure it was really South Pole. They then planted the Norwegian flag. Jan 3, 1912 The chosen ones Scott chose Edward Wilson, Lawrence Oates, Edgar Evans and Henry Bowers to help him. The supplies hadonly been planned for a 4 man team. Jan 17, 1912 The fustrating momment The five and men starving men reached the South Pole, only to find that Roald Amundsen has beaten them. Jan 25, 1912 Returned..... Amunden returned to the Bay of Wales. Feb 13, 1912 The death A delirious Evans died Mar 17, 1912 The suicide Oates limped out of the tent and said' I'm going outside and may be sometime.'