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Wrong weather for Antarctic exploration

Actors dressed in the furs that Scott and his team would have worn Credit: Plymouth University/PA Wire

Members of the re-enactment group Antarctic Adventurers may well have been wishing that Princess Anne had chosen a different day to visit.

As temperatures soared across the UK, the Princess Royal joined descendants of Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his team for a ceremony marking the centenary of their doomed expedition to the Antarctic, at the National Scott Memorial in Plymouth.

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