South Polar Times, 20th April 1911
Thursday 20th April, 1911
Captain R.F. Scott, Weather Impossible, Much Wind And Drift From South
Hut Point. Everything ready for starting this morning, but of course it ‘Blizzed.’
Weather impossible—much wind and drift from south. Wind turned to S.E. in afternoon—temperatures low.
Went for walk to Cape Armitage, but it is really very unpleasant...
Roald Amundsen, The Framheim Tunnel
Let us begin with the morning when we thrust the first spade into the drift; it was Thursday, April 20. While three men went to work to dig right into the drift from the hut door westward, three more were busy connecting it with the hut.
This was done by stretching boards—the same that we had used on the Fram as a false deck for the dogs—from the drift up to the roof of the pent-house. The open part between...
Dr. E.A. Wilson, A Change Of Responsibility At Hut Point
We were to have started back for Cape Evans today, but it was blowing a blizzard. I am to return this time as Demitri, the Russian dog driver, has come to take charge of my team and have a little taste of Hut Point. Cherry will also come back, and Atkinson, while...
Tryggve Gran, Impossible To Stay Outside
Snow-storm and foul weather the whole day. Teddy and I have buried ourselves in cartography.
It is impossible to stay outside. Storm and -25 °C.