would be simply racing to his destination.
Using a team of five men and primarily relying on dog sledges, Roald Amundsen
first reached the geographic South Pole on 14 December 1911.
NASA estimated the glaciers in the Amundsen
region contain enough ice to raise global sea levels by 4 feet (1.
was exploring when there was nothing much else to explore.
THE letter was sold as part of the "Polar Sale: Scott and Amundsen
Centenary" at Bonhams in London on Friday.
The decreased traffic congestion created by this road should help businesses along Tudor and Dimond," Amundsen
Mark and Billy set off from Novo for the challenge on January 1, 100 years after Amundsen
beat Scott in their epic duel.
The ship was nearly 20 years old, and the expedition leader, Amundsen
, was 38.
1912: British explorer Captain Scott reached the South Pole - only to find the Norwegian Amundsen
had arrived a month earlier.
In 1910, British explorer Robert Scott and Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen
each set sail for the frozen continent of Antarctica.
What continent did Roald Amundsen
and Robert Scott explore?
In his 1908 book about navigating the Northwest Passage, Roald Amundsen
explicitly credited the Scottish-Orcadian explorer Dr.