Amundsen


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Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen
Birthday
BirthplaceBorge, Østfold, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
Occupation
Explorer
Known for First expedition to the South and North Pole

Amundsen

Roald ('r%ald). 1872--1928, Norwegian explorer and navigator, who was the first man to reach the South Pole (1911)
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Amundsen personally supervises Kagot's instruction and is pleased with the initial results.
An internationally-known author and lecturer, Amundsen is a recognized industry expert on subjects including distributed network architecture, Web application development and cloud computing.
NASA estimated the glaciers in the Amundsen region contain enough ice to raise global sea levels by 4 feet (1.
How many days did it take Amundsen to reach the South Pole?
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At QCon, Amundsen will provide his first-hand experience in application development on hypermedia APIs during his session, "Real-Life Stories on Building Hypermedia APIs.
The film tells the story of explorers Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen.
The front of the new $50 note features a portrait of Sir William Lyon Mackenzie King, while the back depicts the Arctic research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen, in port during the ceremony, as well as other imagery that reflects Canada's commitment to Arctic research and the development and protection of northern communities.
The pencil sketches record the devastating moment in 1912 the legendary explorer and his team realised their Norwegian rival Roald Amundsen had beaten them to the South Pole.
Scott completed the journey to the South Pole in January, 1912, only to find Norwegian Roald Amundsen had beaten him there.
1911 Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer, became the first man to reach the South Pole - 35 days ahead of Captain Scott.