Frank Debenham was one of the youngest members of Scott's Terra Nova Expedition of 1911-13 being one of the three geologists. On returning from Antarctica, Debenham went to Cambridge university to write up his notes and results from the expedition. He was severely injured in the First World War but afterwards continued his work on the expedition reports, becoming a lecturer. In 1920 along with Raymond Priestley, using the remainder of public donations received following the deaths of those in Scott's Polar Party, Debenham co-founded the Scott Polar Research Institute, as a part of Cambridge Un... View More...
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