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Scott Tent

Snapshot: Scott Tent

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Jeremy  Johnson
by Jeremy Johnson on Aug 16, 2009
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This is a Scott tent sitting beside the ceremonial pole. Brave winterovers have spent the night outside in -80Fand below inside of this tent.

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    Katy Jensen Katy Jensen (August 25, 2009, 07:35AM )

    These are called Scott tents because the design hasn't changed much since Robert Falcon Scott used them in the early 1900s. An interesting note: the tents have a separate "floor sheet" so if the tent blows away, you won't get hauled away with it.