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The Archaeological Institute of America

presents

Robert Falcon Scott

“To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield”:
Preservation of the Early Explorer's Bases
in the Ross Sea Region of Antartica

by

Susanne Grieve
Director of Conservation, East Carolina University
Lead Conservator for the Antarctic Heritage Trust

Thursday, 7 PM, April 10, 2014
Florida Atlantic University
Main Campus, Room GN 102
Boca Raton, FL 33432

The Antarctic Heritage Trust, a New Zealand based non-profit, is responsible for the archaeology and preservation of four heroic era expedition bases constructed on Ross Island in Antarctica. The bases include those of Borchgrevink’s Southern Cross Expedition (1898-1900), Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition (1901-1904), Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Nimrod Expedition (1907-1909), and Scott’s Terra Nova Expedition (1910-1913). In 2002, the Ross Sea Heritage Restoration Project was launched in an effort to document and preserve these rare historic monuments. This lecture will discuss the archaeological and conservation challenges that the bases present.



For more information please contact
Rudolph F. Pascucci
(561) 729-4246 - rpascucci@pbmnh.org

Admission free




Traveling Exhibits

Expedition Ice Age

ExpIceAgeCln

Now Showing at the Plantation Historical Museum
511 North Fig Tree Lane, Plantation, FL
(954) 797-2722
Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 7 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. -12 p.m. and 1 - 5 p.m.
Admission: Free

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The Triceratops

Triceratops Cheryll





 

 

 




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