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Captain Roald Amundsen(9549998)
The first explorer to reach the South Pole recounts the rigors of his expedition.
On 14 December 1911, the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first human beings to reach the South Pole, just over a month before Robert Falcon Scott'apos;s ill-fated Terra Nova expedition. He had already led the first...
Amundsen, Roald; 1stWorld Library(2977867)
On February 10, 1911, we started for the South to establish depots, and continued our journey until April 11. We formed three depots and stored in them 3 tons of provisions, including 22 hundredweight of seal meat. As there were no landmarks, we had...
This scarce book was first published in 1908. It is a fascinating account of the Norwegian polar explorer, Amundsen's, exploration of the Northwest Passage. Not only the first person to traverse the Passage, Amundsen was also the first to reach the...
Amundsen, Roald; 1stWorld Library(2977868)
At last we got away, on October 19. The weather for the past few days had not been altogether reliable; now windy, now calm-now snowing, now clear: regular spring weather, in other words. That day it continued unsettled; it was misty and thick in the...
The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the 'Fram' 1910-1912 - The Original Classic Edition
Garth James Cameron(9597822)
Roald Amundsen (1872-1928) was the most successful polar explorer of his era using sledges, dogs, ski and ships. He is mainly remembered for being the first man to reach the South Pole on 14 December 1911. What is less often remembered is that he was...
This book is as autobiographical as it is biographical . . . a book that juxtaposes two adventurers, one with her own challenges still unfolding and the other with his position fixed in history . . . a book worthy of the centenary celebration of...sob encomenda
One hundred years have passed since Robert Falcon Scott'apos;s beleagured expeditionary team arrived at the South Pole, only to find that they had been beaten by the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen.The most feted explorer of his generation,...