Explorers and explorations


Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902–1904, led by William Spiers Bruce, established the first manned meteorological station in the Antarctic. It also discovered 212 species of animal life previously unknown to science, and led to the establishment of the Scottish Oceanographical Laboratory in 1906.

William Speirs Bruce

William Spiers Bruce was a Scottish naturalist, polar scientist and oceanographer who organised and led the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902–1904.