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1955, portrait April 1937, South Georgia
 
Duncan Carse
 
Verner Duncan Carse 28 July 1913 - 2 May 2004,
Polar explorer, radio broadcaster and actor.
 


Duncan Carse moved with his new wife Venetia to Fittleworth in 1963. After living over 40 years in the village, he died on 2 May, 2004, aged 90.
 
In 1961, Duncan Carse set up camp on an island in the South Atlantic.
An experiment in solitude, the plan was to stay there alone for 18 months before returning to England and what he hoped would be a hero's welcome. It was not to be ...
 
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re -The Times, London 25th May 2004....Carse continued with the BBC as a producer and presenter until the mid-1980s, the Antarctic featuring strongly in his work. His significant contribution to the region was acknowledged by the naming of Carse Point on the east coast of George VI Sound and of Mount Carse - 2,300m - in the southern part of South Georgia
 
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