February 7, 1912: Scott’s Western Geological Party headed out of the mountains

[The Western Geological Party have been in the field since November 2 1911, mapping and surveying the mountains and valleys of the mainland across McMurdo Sound to the west of Cape Evans.  Now they are working their way down the coast, looking for the Terran Nova (returned from winter quarters in New Zealand) to pick … More February 7, 1912: Scott’s Western Geological Party headed out of the mountains