South Polar Times, 23rd March 1911
Captain R.F. Scott, Thursday 23rd March 1911, No Signs Of The Depot Party
No signs of depôt party, which to-night will have been a week absent. On Tuesday afternoon we went up to the Big Boulder above Ski slope.
The geologists were interested, and we others learnt something of olivines, green in crystal form or oxidized to bright red, granites or granulites or quartzites, hornblende and feldspars, ferrous and ferric oxides of lava acid, basic, plutonic, igneous, eruptive—schists, basalts &c. All such things I must get clearer in my mind.
Roald Amundsen, Everything In Splendid Order
Lindström had been untiring during our absence; he had put everything in splendid order. In the covered passage round the hut he had cut out shelves in the snow and filled them with slices of seal meat. Here alone there were steaks enough for the whole time we should spend here.
Dr. E.A. Wilson, Corner Camp Party Return Reporting -42.7°F
Blowing and drifting again. The Corner Camp party returned having had -42.7°F. on the Barrier, their first experience of a low temperature.
Apsley Cherry-Garrard, The Last Sledge Party Of The Season Return
We returned from our trip Corner Camp to find everything at Hut Point, including the hut, covered with frozen spray.
This was the result of a blizzard of which we only felt the tail end on the Barrier. Scott wrote: