Rare Portraits of Roald Amundsen. The First Person to Reach the South Pole

Antarctica Roald Amundsen returns from the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, Date: June 1899 Photographer Daniel Georg Nyblin, Oslo

Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Naval officer and polar explorer, arguably the most pioneering British explorer of The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

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Captain Robert Falcon Scott Naval officer and polar explorer, arguably the most pioneering British explorer of The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.He reached the South pole on the 17 January 1912 and died during return journey.

"Capt. Roald Amundsen at wheel leaving home for North Pole" ~ possibly my relative.  I should look into that!

Roald Amundsen Norwegian explorer who reached the South Pole before Scott. He was more experienced with sleigh dogs and skiing. Also he had no scientific agenda.

Image from The South pole; an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the “Fram,” 1910-1912, Roald Amundsen’s account of his expedition which became the first to reach the South Pole on 14 December 1911,

Image from The South pole; an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the “Fram,” Roald Amundsen’s account of his expedition which became the first to reach the South Pole on 14 December

ROALD AMUNDSEN - was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to reach the North Pole in 1926.

ROALD AMUNDSEN was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to reach the North Pole in

1910-1912, Roald Amundsen’s South Pole Expedition

Image from The South pole; an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the “Fram,” Roald Amundsen’s account of his expedition which became the first to reach the South Pole on 14 December

Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to reach the North Pole in 1926.

Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to reach the North Pole in

On December 14, 1911, Roald Amundsen, Helmer Hanssen, Sverre Hassel, Oscar Wisting (l-r) and Olav Bjaaland (taking the photo) of Norway became the first explorers to reach the South Pole.

Roald Amundsen led a party to reach the geographic South Pole about the Fram in and succeeded. Roald Amundsen, Helmer Hanssen, Sverre Hassel and Oscar Wisting are pictured here at "Polheim", the tent erected at the South Pole on 16 December

Roald Amundsen led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to (undisputedly) reach the North Pole in 1926.[1][2] He is also known as the first to traverse the Northwest Passage (1903-06). He disappeared in June 1928 while taking part in a rescue mission.

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (July 1872 – June was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to reach the North Pole in

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Antarctic Explorers: Roald Amundsen

Antarctic Explorers: Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen - First proven attainment of the North Pole, May 12, 1926

Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole on December preceding his rival Scott by more than a month.

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Captain Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen at the South pole under the Norwegian flag, December Universal History Archive/Getty Images

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On Dec 14 the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first to reach the South Pole – narrowly beating the British team led by Captain Robert Scott

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