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2010-08-26 06:47:16

Personal effects and science equipment belonging to a physicist who accompanied Captain Robert Falcon Scott on his ill-fated expedition to Antarctica will be put up for sale in London next month, Christie's auctioneers announced Wednesday. Canadian scientist Charles Seymour Wright was part of the support team that set off with Captain Scott's 1910 expedition. Wright turned back after a year, leaving Scott and four others to continue to the South Pole. Nearly a year later, when Scott failed...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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