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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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"I think this game maybe meant more to him than it did to us," Amundsen junior quarterback Elisha Morris said with a smile of Olson, who graduated from Round Lake in 2010.
The maiden season includes cruises along the Norwegian coast to Svalbard and Greenland and the aim is to become the first hybrid powered ship to attempt a traverse of the Northwest Passage - following namesake explorer Roald Amundsen's famed expedition.
He added that the second hybrid cruise ship the company has on order, to be delivered later this year, will have battery pack with twice the capacity of the Roald Amundsen.
Powered by large battery packs, MS Roald Amundsen features groundbreaking green technology and sets a new standard not only for cruising but for the entire shipping industry to follow, according to Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam.
Knowing the ins and outs of finances for nonprofits has given Bitzan Amundsen the chance to help several international groups, including serving on the U.S.
President Cary Amundsen said that, at that time, concession-stand equipment was basic and included a hot dog steamer and a popcorn machine.
Individuals retained after SNP loci filtering collected from locations surrounding the Antarctic Peninsula numbered 23; in the Ross Sea, 26; and in the Amundsen Sea, 12.
By 1905 Amundsen had navigated the Northwest Passage in the Arctic.
The meteorological conditions during the Amundsen and Scott South Pole expeditions in 1911/12 are examined using a combination of observations collected during the expeditions as well as modern reanalysis and reconstructed pressure datasets.
Leadership Lessons From the Race to the South Pole: Why Amundsen Lived and Scott Died
International Resource News-March 20, 2015--The Electric Power Research Institute honours FirstEnergy Nuclear's Jim Amundsen
The author has put together a compelling story about the three larger-than-life characters, Fridtjof Nansen, Otto Sverdrup, and Roald Amundsen, who carried out extraordinary polar adventures, to both north and south, in the ice ship.
The pattern of imbalance is dominated by glaciers thinning in the Amundsen Sea sector of West Antarctica.
The Amundsen Sea region is a vulnerable area because its ice sheet is attached to a bed below sea level where warm water can be delivered by ocean currents to glacier grounding lines, the location where the ice attaches to the bed.