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The Memorial Cross, with McMurdo beyond
McMurdo Station - Antarctica

The Memorial Cross, with McMurdo beyond.

The memorial otherwise known as Scott's Cross is a memorial to Scott's last polar expedition of 1910-13 on the Terra Nova when the South Pole party all perished on the way back from the South Pole reaching it a month after the Norwegian Roald Amundsen and his party. Inscribed on the cross are the names of those who died:

Lieutenant H. R. Bowers
Petty officer Edgar "Taff" Evans
Captain L. E. G. Oates
Captain R. F. Scott
Dr. E. A. Wilson

There are also the words of the poet Tennyson:

'To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield'

24th October 2007

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This picture published courtesy of Alan Light - This picture is in the public domain.
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