Your browser does not seem to support iframes. Click here to read this PDF. Convert your PDF to digital flipbook ↗ Contents March 2012 Scott’s Party at the South Pole 17th January 1912 (front cover) 1 Committee; Deadline for next Polar Post; Dates for your diary; Back issues of Polar Post; Note on Copyright 2 Notice of the PPHSGB AGM 21st April 2012; Chairman’s Message; Editorial 3 Captain Scott’s Last Antarctic Expedition 1909 – 1913 PART 10 – The South Pole found but ‘Runners Up’! – Letters taken back to NZ via Terra Nova 4 Philatelic Items relating to the Attainment of the South Pole by Scott’s Party and subsequent Tragic Death 6 Modern Stamps, Labels and Postmarks relating to Robert Falcon Scott’s 1909-1913 Terra Nova Expedition 7 New Issue – Ross Dependency – Race to the Pole – 2nd November 2011 8 British Antarctic Territory – £2 Coin Commemorating the Terra Nova Expedition 8 New Issue – United Kingdom – The Age of the Windsors and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha – 2nd February 2012 9 Special Scott’s Party at the South Pole Postmark in Kiel, Germany, 17th January 2012 9 Special Postmarks Commemorating the Centenary of the Conquest of the South Pole by the Norwegians 9 New Issues and a Special Postmark Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Fridtjof Nansen 9 The PPHSGB Residential Weekend in Cambridge 16th to 18th September 2011 – Part 2: Members Entertain 10 Layout Errors in the December 2011 issue of Polar Post 13 Arctic – Canada NWT: SS Distributor – Vice Regal Visit to the Mackenzie River area 1937 13 Auckland Islands – A Postal History to 1950 14 Sheila Scott’s World and over the North Pole Flight 1971 – a further cover 17 ‘Robert Falcon Scott’ Philatelic Displays 17 Events and Exhibitions during 2012 relating to Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova Expedition 17 Centenary of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914 Part 1 – Departure from Hobart, Tasmania, and Establishment of the three Bases 18 The Mawson’s Huts Conservation Expedition 2011/2012 Cancelled 20 Mawson Centenary Voyage on the Aurora Australis – January 2012 20 Further Philatelic Items from the Mawson’s Huts Foundation 20 The Storied Ice – Exploration, Discovery, and Adventure in Antarctica’s Peninsula Region (book review) 22 Tristan Da Cunha – 50th Anniversary of the Volcanic Eruption and Evacuation – 8th to 11th October 1961 23 Membership News 23 New Issue – Falkland Islands – Gentoo Penguins, Predators and Prey 24 Further TAAF ‘Out of Programme’ New Issues 2011 24 New Issues – TAAF – January 2012 25 Recent Issues 2009-2011: Mozambique – IPY; Bequia (St. Vincent Grenadines) and Micronesia “South Pole” 26 Recent Issues 2011 – Tristan da Cunha – Atlantic Odyssey – MV Plancius 26 Antarctic Tourism in decline – (based on Press Releases from IAATO and GSGSSI) 27 Polar 2012 – Schwarzenberg, Germany – 8th and 9th September 2012 27 Contents 28

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