Daily Archives: November 5, 2011

The Race: Day 3 & a Farewell Message

AMUNDSEN TEAM

Distance to the Pole: 661 nmi (no progress)

LISTEN TO THE AUDIO REPORT

Today's audio update is from Lennie Browne, member of the Amundsen team

In Association with the Royal British Legion

It’s a sad day for the Amundsen team as Lennie Browne announces that he must withdraw from the race. In the extreme conditions of the Antarctic, tough decisions must be made for the safety of those involved. This is a lesson we have learnt from history. Listen on.

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MAP AND SITREP

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SCOTT TEAM

Distance to the Pole: 733 nmi

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Kev Johnson reports on the journey from Camp 1 to Camp 2, including some easy going towards McMurdo Sound. The guys were fortunate enough to be allowed inside the Discovery Hut at McMurdo Station – I’m sure we’re all looking forward to seeing the photos! We also hear about some unexpected sleeping companions.

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