The South Pole by Roald Amundsen

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  • History of other lands,
  • Polar Regions,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

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Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL8482407M
ISBN 101419183095
ISBN 109781419183096

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'The South Pole' is an account by Roald Amundsen of his expedition to the Antarctic in /5(40). Roald Amundsen () was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition () to discover the South Pole in December and he was the first expedition leader to (undisputedly) reach the North Pole in He is also known as the first to traverse the Northwest Passage/5(3).

The South Pole,— Amundsen's first-hand account of the expedition,— is a fascinating and highly readable history of the tenacity and perseverance of the age. "The last of the Vikings," Roald Engebreth Gravning Amundsen was a powerfully built man of over six feet in height, born into a family of merchant sea captains in Cited by: The South Pole book.

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In the brilliant dual biography, the award-winning writer Roland Huntford re-examines every detail of the great race to the South Pole between Britain's Robert Scott and Norway's Roald by: He was a member of Captain Scott's expedition to the South Pole, and in led his own expedition on the whaler Nimrod, coming within ninety-seven miles of the South Pole, the feat for which he was knighted.

The events of that expedition are chronicled in his first book, The Heart of the Antarctic/5(). South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the 'Fram', by Roald Amundsen avg rating — ratings — published — 96 editions.

The South Pole, Volume 1 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. On Februwe started for the South to establish depot /5. The Last Viking: The life of Roald Amundsen, the first man to reach the South Pole. This book goes beyond Amundsen’s conflicted legacy, to show a humorous storyteller and a visionary leader.

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He looked outside and thought there was nothing happening that he could write about, he decided that he should explore farther/5. Roald Amundsen's "The South Pole" is a detailed, even exhaustive account of his successful expedition to the South Pole.

Amundsen's expedition was the first to reach the South Pole, after failures by other expeditions. Amundsen was relentlessly methodical and practical in planning and executing the expedition/5(10).

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The South Pole remains one of the greatest and most important books on polar exploration. Review - 'Roald Amundsen planted the Norwegian flag on the South Pole on Decem a full month before Robert Falcon Scott arrived on the same spot.5/5(1).

THE SOUTH POLE is the remarkable story of Roald Amundsen's expedition to the South Pole inthe first explorer to reach there. Despite Amundsen's success, his expedition had initially planned to explore the North Pole. After the success of the Peary expedition inAmundsen.

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The South Pole is cold, but there s more to it than that. This book presents the cartography and earth science of this polar region to young readers in an engaging yet informative way.

Several spreads are dedicated to the fascinating history of the brave explorers of this icy landscape, a part of history that is sure to impress all elementary readers. The South Pole: an account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the Fram, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

This adventure harks back to the days when men were men--even in mittens. Captain Amundsen was the leader of the first expedition to reach the South Pole, on Decem His account was Read full reviewReviews: 1. Roland Huntford is an author, and biographer of Polar explorers.

He has written biographies of Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton and Fridtjof Nansen. His book The Last Place on Earth narrates the race to the South Pole between Scott and Norway's Roald Amundsen.

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The South Pole. [Nancy Dickmann] -- A very basic introduction to Antarctica and some of the people who first explored it. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Dickmann. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Gawk at Polies running to the Geographic South Pole naked when the temperature reaches –°F.

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New York: Lee Keedick, First edition s of Amundsen's memoir of the race to the South Pole. Octavo, original blue cloth, gilt titles to the spine and front panel, plates, 5 maps (3 folding), and 16 text figures.

Inscribed by the author in vol. The South Pole. [Lee Sebastian] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # A Book to begin on\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. The first expedition to reach the geographic South Pole was led by the Norwegian explorer Roald and four others arrived at the pole on 14 Decemberfive weeks ahead of a British party led by Robert Falcon Scott as part of the Terra Nova en and his team returned safely to their base, and later heard that Scott and his four companions had died on their return.

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South is a book by Ernest Shackleton describing the second expedition to Antarctica led by him, the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of to It was published in Author: Ernest Shackleton. The South Pole, also known as the Geographic South Pole or Terrestrial South Pole, is one of the two points where Earth's axis of rotation intersects its surface.

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Free shipping for many products!Discover the mysterious frozen world of Antarctica along with intrepid explorers from Captain Cook to Shackleton, Scott, and Byrd. These 30 full-page black-and-white illustrations portray highlights from the international contest to reach the South Pole, plus wildlife, snow-covered landscapes, and other fascinating aspects of the remote region.Antarctica (南極物語, Nankyoku Monogatari, lit."South Pole Story") is a Japanese drama film directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara and starring Ken plot centers on the ill-fated Japanese scientific expedition to the South Pole, its dramatic rescue from the impossible weather conditions on the return journey, the relationship between the scientists and their loyal and hard Directed by: Koreyoshi Kurahara.

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