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Norwegian explorer who was the first to traverse the Northwest Passage and in 1911 the first to reach the South Pole (1872-1928)

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When the Danish research vessel becomes frozen in the ice, Amundsen is forced to spend the harsh polar winter with the natives.
As API Architect at Layer 7, Mike Amundsen heads up the company's API Architecture & Design Practice in North America.
Rignot provided a grim conclusion that the glaciers in the West Antarctica's Amundsen Sea sector "have passed the point of no return.
Amundsen was the Managing Shareholder at the Tallahassee office of Ruden McClosky.
He said: "Scott's expedition and Amundsen's expedition are often compared - as in, Amundsen succeeded and Scott failed - but that's not really a fair comparison, because getting to the pole was just one aspect of Scott's expedition, whereas that was the sole object of Amundsen's.
Mark and his team, Mercury, will set off from Novo, Antarctica, on January 1 in the Extreme World Races Scott/Amundsen Centenary Race, 100 years after Amundsen beat Scott to the Pole.
El Nino years with their warm phase lead to reduced rainfall and mass loss in the Antarctic Peninsula, and an increase in the Amundsen Sectorfield, respectively," explained Professor Maik Thomas, head of the section "Earth System Modelling" at the German Research Centre for Geosciences.
Amundsen reached the South Pole on December 14, 1911.
Scott reached the Pole on that day only to discover Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen had been there before him.
Suffolk-based Amundsen Consulting has been carrying out detailed research talking to 40 adults including the probation service, drug users, and the charity MIND.
It is recorded in the history books that Amundsen was the first human being to get to the South Pole.
1912 British explorer Captain Scott reached the South Pole only to find the Norwegian Amundsen had arrived 35 days earlier.
Norwegian Roald Amundsen got there a month earlier.
Now, it's time for a female perspective, proclaim such leading researchers as Trond Amundsen of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Layer 7 Technologies, a leading provider of API connectivity solutions for the enterprise, today announced that Principal API Architect Mike Amundsen and API Evangelist Alex Gaber will each lead a session at QCon San Francisco 2012, a developer-driven conference focused on the issues and trends impacting the software development community.