A remarkable polar archive collated by a crew member of the Terra Nova expedition is being sold.

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Pictured: A photograph of the crew of Terra Nova, British Antarctic Expedition 1910 inscribed 'Officers and Crew, Capt Scott's Antarctic Exped 1910'. <br />
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A remarkable polar archive collated by a crew member on Captain Scott's doomed Terra Nova expedition has sold for £161,000 after being discovered in an old trunk in a garage.<br />
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The archive, which was found at a South West England property, contained previously unseen expedition charts, as well as photos and a poignant poem in tribute to Robert Scott.<br />
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It belonged to the family of Francis 'Chippy' Davies who served as the Terra Nova's carpenter and oversaw the preparation and building of the expedition huts on Antarctica.<br />
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He also constructed the wooden memorial cross after the death of Scott and his team which still stands on Observation Hill.