The South Pole
The Norwegian Expedition in "The Fram", 1910-1912 New edition
South Pole by Captian Roald Amundsen
Book DescriptionThis is a first hand account of the first successful expedition to the South Pole, written by the leader Roald Amundsen. It constructs the character of the expedition and provides insight into Amundsen's philosophy of exploration and his own professionalism, in the age of the amateur explorer. On October 18, 1911, Amundsen's party set out to reach the South Pole. They were three weeks ahead of the Scott expedition and, unlike the Scott party, they were using dogs and skis to achieve their goal. On December 14, 1911, Amundsen's party raised the flag of Norway at the South Pole, beating the Scott expedition by one month. This account captures the drive and ambition, and the skill and expertise of Amundsen and his men.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781850654698
(234mm x 156mm x 54mm)
Imprint: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Publisher: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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South Pole, Paperback (July 2014)
The 1912 English translation of the two-volume illustrated account of how Roald Amundsen's Norwegian team reached the South Pole first.
North West Passage, Paperback (January 2014)
Reissued in its 1908 English translation, this engaging two-volume account charts the first successful voyage through the North-West Passage.
My Life as an Explorer, Paperback (December 2013)» View all books by Captian Roald Amundsen
The 1927 autobiography, in English translation, of the first man to traverse the North-West Passage and to reach the South Pole.
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