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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When Morris escaped the pocket and dashed 65 yards into the end zone for his third touchdown of the game late in the third quarter, Amundsen led 30-7.
Hurtigruten's cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen is seen in the sea near Ulsteinvik, Norway July 1, 2019.
"Where we were then and where we are now: It's like night and day,"said Amundsen.
Admixture analysis yielded similar proportions of the two ancestral populations for the individuals collected from the Antarctic Peninsula and the Ross Sea and a distinctive difference in proportions from individuals collected from the Amundsen Sea.
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.
Amundsen's arrival, naturally enough, is one of the key events in Elizabeth Leane's history of the South Pole, another major landmark being the construction in 1956-57 of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, a complex which was intended to be temporary, but has been redesigned and rebuilt several times since.
He begins by giving the reader short bios of the men in each expedition; the author then relays what went right for Amundsen's team and what went terribly wrong for Scott's all the while relating modern management techniques to the tale.
The Electric Power Research Institute, a company that conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public, has honoured Jim Amundsen, supervisor of component and material testing for FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company, with a Technology Transfer award at the EPRI Technology Transfer awards.
In Part III, the author tells the story of Roald Amundsen's amazing and deceptive dash to the South Pole.
Dr Ian Joughin at the University of Washington said that the study has revealed many strong points relating to the strong thinning along the Amundsen Coast, which indicates that the region is in the early stages of collapse.( ANI )
Rignot provided a grim conclusion that the glaciers in the West Antarctica's Amundsen Sea sector "have passed the point of no return."