Route map showing
the routes of Shackleton and Amundsen in the quest for the Pole.
Amundsen's team set off from their ship, the Fram where the winter base
was named "Framheim". Also shown is the position of Scott's expedition
and the route taken by Shackleton in 1908 - 1909 who were at the point
the team that had reached the furthest point south.
There is no route shown
for Scott's team as it was not known at the point when Amundsen's team
set off, Scott and his men set off later. The area labelled "Level Surface
of Barrier Ice" is now known as the Ross Ice Shelf.
Roald Amundsen - South
Pole Expedition 1911
Picture courtesy NLA