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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But Amundsen 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.
Amundsen 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 says.
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.