Washington DC: Smithsonian Institute, 1903. Pamphlet. Text with a chromolithographic map reproduced by the Smithsonian in 1903 from The Geographic Journal London. The map shows the first year's activity of the British Antarctic Expedition, during 1902 - 1903. The newly discovered King Edward VII Land is shown for the first time, as well as the point furthest east reached by the ship 'Discovery'. The place at which Captain Scott ascended in a balloon to make observations is indicated, as well as the route of the 'Discovery' & the 'Morning', sledging tracks and newly discovered land.
The inset map at the top right shows the Pole, with the routes of the 'Discovery' and 'Morning' from New Zealand down to South Victoria Land; the lower map with a detailed plan of the area around Discovery's winter quarters at the foot of Mt. Erebus and Mr. Terror, with the tracks of multiple sledging journeys to C. Crozier, Black Island, White Island, the Bluff, Depot A, etc.
8vo, pp459-465 with folded chromolithographed b&w map with red highlights. 10 1/2 x 10 1/2". Disbound. Otherwise very good condition. Item #24253