The expedition of James Clark Ross in the ships Erebus and Terror from 1839 to 1843 changed all that. Ross carried specimen registers and full instructions on how to make weather observations systematically. ... Circle routes that took them to the stormiest parts of the Southem Ocean and almost to the edge of the Antarctic pack ice (Hepworth, 1891). ... to produce a series of daily weather charts for the region, but these unfortunately did not extend far to the south (Comford, 1997).
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