Cool progression on both sides

Published on 16.11.2011 - The Scott Amundsen Centenary Race

In order to give a better account of the progression of both the Scott and the Amundsen teams, we have summarized their daily technical datas. They are on their 13th day progression. Everything is OK.

Amundsen Team

  • 15 November, Day 13 / 80°02'23" S, 165°31'34" W / Wind: 50mph southerly / Temperature: -20°c wind chill / Altitude: 275ft / Daily distance: Rest day / Total distance: 68.8 nmi / Distance to SP: 600 nmi / Weather: High winds
  • 14 November, Day 12 / 80°02'23" S, 165°31'34" W / Wind: 35-40mph southerly (headwinds) / Temperature: -35°c wind chill / Altitude: 275ft / Daily distance: 8.6 nmi / Total distance: 68.8 nmi / Distance to SP: 600 nmi / Weather: Very windy, very cold
  • 13 November, Day 11 / 79°53'51" S, 165°25'56" W / Wind: 5mph / Temperature: -19°c / Altitude: 254ft / Daily distance: 9.1 nmi / Distance to SP: 608 nmi / Weather: Ideal, good surface, no cloud
  • 12 November, Day 10 / 79°45'16" S, 165°07'57" w / Wind: 5mph southwesterly / Temperature: -20°c Altitude: 302ft / Daily distance: 8.7 / Distance to SP: 617 nmi / Weather: Fine, partial high cloud mild breeze, colder
  • 11 November, Day 9 / 79°37'47" S, 164°43'39" W / Wind: No wind / Temperature: -11°c / Altitude: 244ft / Daily distance: 8.2 nmi / Distance to SP: 624 nmi / Weather: Fine, ideal, no wind, cloudless, reasonable temperature
  • 10 November, Day 8 / 79°29'40" S, 164°35'51" W / Wind: Nil / Temperature: -18°c / Altitude: 194ft Daily distance: 8.1 nmi / Distance to SP: 633 nmi / Weather: Fine, no wind, ideal
  • 9 November, Day 7 / 79°22'39" S, 164°58'14" w / Wind: Nil / Temperature: -10°c / Altitude: 209ft Daily distance: 7.4 nmi / Distance to SP: 640 nmi / Weather: Fine, no wind, ideal
  • 8 November, Day 6 / 79°15'49" S, 165°13'55" w / Wind: 15 to 40mph southeasterly / Temperature: -38°c wind chill / Altitude: 228ft / Daily distance: 5.2 nmi / Distance to SP: 651 nmi / Weather: Fierce wind in morning, lessening. Bright sunshine, considerably colder
  • 7 November, Day 5 / 79°11'5" S, 165°2'37" W / Wind: 10mph southwesterly / Temperature: -25°c Altitude: 204ft / Daily distance: 5.7 nmi / Distance to SP: 651 nmi / Weather: Fine weather, very cold, snow conditions very difficult sledging, little wind
  • 6 November, Day 4 / 79°5'44" S, 164°51'9" W / Wind: No wind / Temperature: -12°c / Altitude: 168ft / Daily distance: 4.5 nmi / Distance to SP: 657 nmi / Weather: Fine, low cloud, lost the sun during late afternoon but relatively warm
  • 5 November, Day 3 / 79°1'26" S, 164°43'39" W / Wind: No wind / Temperature: -18°c / Altitude: 157ft / Daily distance: 0 nmi / Distance to SP: 661 nmi / Weather: Glorious, sun, no cloud
  • 4 November, Day 2 / 79°1'26" S, 164°43'39" W / Wind: No wind, calm / Temperature: -19°c / Altitude: 157ft / Daily distance: 1.4 nmi / Distance to SP: 661 nmi / Weather: Glorious, sun, no cloud or wind
  • 3 November, Day 1 / 79°S, 164°41'52" W / Wind: 5mph from the south / Temperature: -16°c, no wind chill / Altitude: 186ft / Daily distance: 1.9 nmi / Distance to SP: 662 nmi / Weather: Overcast, low cloud

Scott Team

  • 15 November, Day 13 / 79°01'45" S, 167°32'34" E / Wind: 3-5 knts /Temperature: -2°c (-6°c wind chill) / Altitude: 222 ft / Daily distance: 10.8 nmi / Total distance: 90.4 nmi / Distance to SP: 652 nmi / Weather: Quite clear, slight breeze
  • 14 November, Day 12 / 78°39'06" S, 167°39'06"  E / Wind: 3-5 mph / Temperature: -1°c (-6°c wind chill) / Altitude: 200 ft / Daily distance: 7.6 nmi / Total distance: 79.6 nmi / Distance to SP: 663 nmi / Weather: Little wind, very hot
  • 13 November, Day 11/ 78°40'34" S, 167°42'27" E / Wind: 21mph / Temperature: -12°c (-21°c wind chill) / Altitude: 207ft / Daily distance: 7.6 nmi / Distance to SP: 673 nmi / Weather: Clear start, then blizzard
  • 12 November, Day 10 / 78°33'12" S, 167°31'54" E / Wind: 34knts / Temperature: -12°c (-21°c wind chill) / Altitude: 152ft / Daily distance: 0 nmi /  Distance to SP: 681 nmi / Weather: Storm, too strong to walk in 
  • 11 November: no datas available
  • 10 November, Day 8 / 78°26'42" S, 167°27'54" E / Wind: 5knts, northerly / Temperature: -12°c (-16°c wind chill) / Altitude: 266ft / Daily distance: 10.5 nmi / Distance to SP: 688 nmi / Weather: Bright and sunny
  • 9 November, Day 7 / 78°16'21", 167°35'17" E / Wind: 12mph, southerly /  Temperature: -6°c (-12°c wind chill) /  Altitude: 225ft /  Daily distance: 9.23 nmi /  Distance to SP: 699 nmi / Weather: Very windy, overcast
  • 8 November, Day 6 / 78°7'13"0S, 167°41'05" E / Wind: 5 to 10knts southerly / Temperature: -9°c, -13°c wind chill / Altitude: 98ft / Daily distance: 9.6 nmi / Distance to SP: 708 nmi / Weather: Good but very sunny, hot work
  • 7  November, Day 5 / 77)57'39"S 167°E44'4" E / Wind: 3 to 10knts southerly /Temperature: -3°c, -6°c wind chill / Altitude: 127ft / Daily distance: 8.55 nmi / Distance to SP: 717 nmi / Weather: Very hot with changeable wind
  • 6 November, Day 4 / 77°52'39" S, 167°11'0" E / Wind: 5knts / Temperature: -8 to -12°c / Altitude: 166ft / Daily distance: 7.17 nmi / Distance to SP: 726 nmi / Weather: Very windy, sunny
  • 5 November : no datas availble
  • 4 November, Day 2 / 77°50'46" S, 166°38'10" E / Wind: 10-16mph / Temperature: -3 to -8°c / Altitude: Sea level / Daily distance: 5.5 nmi / Distance to SP: 733 nmi / Weather: Very cloudy, very high winds
  • 3 November, Day 1 / 77°38'4" S, 166°25'10" E / Wind: 10knts southerly / Temperature: -8°c, -14°c wind chill / Altitude: Sea level / Daily distance: Very little / Distance to SP: 746 nmi / Weather: Clear, slight wind
8 November, Day 6 / 78°7'13"0S, 167°41'05" E / Wind: 5 to 10knts southerly / Temperature: -9°c, -13°c wind chill / Altitude: 98ft / Daily distance: 9.6 nmi / Distance to SP: 708 nmi / Weather: Good but very sunny, hot work


7  November, Day 5 / 77)57'39"S 167°E44'4" E / Wind: 3 to 10knts southerly /Temperature: -3°c, -6°c wind chill / Altitude: 127ft / Daily distance: 8.55 nmi / Distance to SP: 717 nmi / Weather: Very hot with changeable wind


6 November, Day 4 / 77°52'39" S, 167°11'0" E / Wind: 5knts / Temperature: -8 to -12°c / Altitude: 166ft / Daily distance: 7.17 nmi / Distance to SP: 726 nmi / Weather: Very windy, sunny


4 November, Day 2 / 77°50'46" S, 166°38'10" E / Wind: 10-16mph / Temperature: -3 to -8°c / Altitude: Sea level / Daily distance: 5.5 nmi / Distance to SP: 733 nmi / Weather: Very cloudy, very high winds


3 November, ; Day 1 / 77°38'4" S, 166°25'10" E / Wind: 10knts southerly / Temperature: -8°c, -14°c wind chill / Altitude: Sea level / Daily distance: Very little / Distance to SP: 746 nmi / Weather: Clear, slight wind
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