Roald Amundsen


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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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December 14, 1911: Roald Amundsen and his team are the first to reach the South Pole.
However, familiar names are here, such as Magellan, Columbus, Henry Hudson, Rene La Salle, Lewis and Clark, James Cook, Vitus Bering, Robert Peary, Ernest Shackleton, David Livingston, and Roald Amundsen.
Shackleton had failed twice before to reach the pole, losing the prize in 1911 to Norwegian Roald Amundsen (who, by a month, beat another British party, the ill-fated crew of Robert F.
1911: Roald Amundsen leads first expedition to reach South Pole.
Norwegian Roald Amundsen led the historic featured expedition from 1910 to 1912.
Famously, he had been beaten to the pole by Roald Amundsen.
1912: British explorer Captain Scott reached the South Pole - only to find the Norwegian Roald Amundsen had arrived a month earlier.
1912: British explorer Captain Scott reached the South Pole, only to find the Norwegian Roald Amundsen had arrived a month earlier.
1906: Roald Amundsen, later the first person to reach the South Pole, completed his sailing round Canada's Northwest Passage.
The negatives are described as an "extraordinary visual record" of Scott's famous 1912 Terra Nova Expedition in which he and his four companions died on their return from being beaten to the South Pole by Norwegian Roald Amundsen.
The pair started the new year racing to the pole in a challenge inspired by Captain Scott and Roald Amundsen in the Extreme World Races Scott/Amundsen Centenary Race.
His 1,800 mile walk retraced parts of the route of Roald Amundsen in 1911.
In 1912, the Norwegian Roald Amundsen finally conquered the South Pole.
Between 1910 and 1912, parties led by Norway's Roald Amundsen and England's Robert Scott made simultaneous attempts to be the first to reach the South Pole.
The 370-mile race follows in the footsteps of Roald Amundsen and Captain Robert Scott and entrants will pull sledges across the ice and snow to beat teams from across the world to the South Pole.