Scott's team was dedicated to collecting samples and recording data on their trek to the pole. Here, members of the expedition release a weather balloon.

Photograph by Herbert G. Ponting

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South Pole Encyclopedic Entry

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Encyclopedic entry. The South Pole is the southernmost point on the Earth. It is located on Antarctica, one of the Earth's seven continents.