South Polar Times, 6th April 1911
Thursday 6th April, 1911
Captain R.F. Scott, The Ice Sings, We Say
The weather continued fine and clear yesterday—one of the very few fine days we have had since our arrival at the hut. The sun shone continuously from early morning till it set behind the northern hills about 5 p.m. The sea froze completely, but with only a thin sheet to the north. A fairly strong northerly wind sprang up, causing this thin ice to override and to leave several open leads near the land...
Dr. E.A. Wilson, Fine Waving Curtain Of Aurora Again Last Night
Fine waving curtain of aurora again last night, very bright straw yellow. A glorious day again and wonderful sunset like yesterday. Went to top of Observation Hill again,
Lieutenant E. Evans, A Compulsory Wait At Hut Point
The month of March and the first half of April, 1911, proved to be the most profitless and unsatisfactory part of the Expedition. This was due to a long compulsory wait at Hut Point, for we could not cross the fifteen miles that lay between our position there and the Cape Evans Station until sea ice had formed, which could be counted on not to break away and take us into the Ross Sea in its northward drift.
Time after time the sea froze over to a...
Tryggve Gran, Our Stay Here Draws To A Close It Seems
Our stay here draws to a close, or so it seems. Scott declared this morning that he would try his luck the day after tomorrow. He, the Western Party, Bowers, Crean, Evans and