South Polar Times, 7th April 1911
Friday 7th April, 1911
Captain R.F. Scott, Three Successive Fine Days Seem Near The Limit In This Region
Went north over ice with Atkinson, Bowers, Taylor, Cherry-Garrard; found the thickness nearly 5 inches everywhere except in open water leads, which remain open in many places.
As we got away from the land we got on an interesting surface of small pancakes, much capped and pressed up, a sort of mosaic. This is the ice which was built up from lee side of the Strait, spreading across to windward against the strong winds of Monday and Tuesday...
Dr. E.A. Wilson, Sketched All Forenoon On Top Of Observation Hill
A grey sky—no wind. Sketched all forenoon on top of Observation Hill and with Cherry up the Middle Crater in the afternoon.
Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Northwards On The Newly Formed Ice To Castle Rock
Scott asked whether any of us would like to walk northwards over the newly formed ice towards Castle Rock.
We had walked about two miles, the ice heaving up and down as we went,...
Tryggve Gran, The Weather Looks Very Threatening
The weather looks very threatening, so I doubt if we shall get away tomorrow. The temperature has risen to ―12 °C, there is heavy overcast, and the wind is blowing hard from the southeast.