Read about the British Antarctic [Nimrod] Expedition 1907 - 1909 whose expedition base is located Cape Royds, Ross Island, Antarctica. This is the expedition led by Sir Ernest Shackleton.
“For a joint scientific and geographical piece of organization, give me Scott; for a winter journey, Wilson, for a dash to the Pole and nothing else, Amundsen: and if I am in the devil of a hole and want to get out of it, give me Shackleton every time.”
Apsley Cherry-Garrard, ‘Worst Journey in the World’. British Antarctic (Terra Nova) Expedition 1910 – 1913 led by Captain Scott.