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During depot-laying in early 1911, Scott’s dog team collapsed the snow lid of a crevasse, and was only saved from catastrophe by the fact the lead dog, Osman, had made it to the solid ice on the other side, and the sledge hadn’t crossed yet.  Between the two, the dogs hung from the traces over the crevasse.  His journal describes Osman’s heroic efforts to keep up his end of the string …

During depot-laying in early 1911, Scott’s dog team collapsed the snow lid of a crevasse, and was only saved from catastrophe by the fact the lead dog, Osman, had made it to the solid ice on the other side, and the sledge hadn’t crossed yet.  Between the two, the dogs hung from the traces over the crevasse.  His journal describes Osman’s heroic efforts to keep up his end of the string …

Filed under drawing sled dog dogsled Scott expedition Terra Nova Expedition crevasses and people wonder why they didn't take dogs up the heavily crevassed Beardmore Glacier

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