Preserved for future generations?
That's nice. I've just found myself with a spare Saturday afternoon and was wondering where to take the kids. Do you have to pay for parking?
UK culture minister Barbara Follett has called for donations to save the base hut built by Captain Robert Falcon Scott and members of the ill-fated 1910-1913 "Terra Nova" Antarctic expedition, which famously ended in death for Scott and four companions. The Terra Nova expedition hut at Cape Evans on Ross Island, seen today …
Whilst waiting for a ferry on 04/10 last I was listenening to a radio 4 broadcast of an adaption of this attempt. It was blowing a gale outside that felt as if the car was going to be thrown over and I could hardly distinguish between the sound effects and the real wind. To give an idea of the wind, the sea conditions for the crossing were classified as severe gale force 9 however I suspect those chaps had it a tad more unpleasant.
Amundsen was the engineer, Scott was the scientist. Compare to "Computer Science" people and the engineers that actually get the work done.
One has no planning, and has high hopes that things will go well. The other considers contingencies and does extensive planning.
Draw your own conclusions.
I'd put a penguin logo up, due to the South Pole aspect, but it would be construed differently (*SIGH*)
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