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12 - collect data

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Captain Scott’s famous 1911-12 expedition to the South Pole also gathered a huge amount of scientific data. Rock samples were returned to Britain and scientific measurements were undertaken by Scott and his men throughout the fateful trip.

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Prepare to travel south

go with the floe

collect data from the sea


collect data from the air


Your polar proposal - become an IPY scientist



Using your data

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