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The first recorded humans to reach the geographic South Pole were Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his party on December 14, 1911.

Amundsen's South Pole expedition - Wikipedia


The first expedition to reach the geographic South Pole was led by the Norwegian explorer ... In the course of their journey they discovered the Axel Heiberg Glacier, which provided their route to t...

Amundsen Becomes First to Reach South Pole, December 14, 1911 ...


Dec 14, 2011 ... Under the command of Roald Amundsen, the South Pole was discovered 100 years ago.

Who Discovered the South Pole? » Resources » Surfnetkids


Nov 29, 2011 ... The South Pole is the southernmost point of the Earth's surface. ... It was discovered on December 14, 1911 by Roald Amundsen (1872-1928), ...

The Tragic Race to Be First to the South Pole | WIRED


May 28, 2010 ... NEW YORK CITY — In 1910, two men set out to be the first to reach the South Pole in a race that would be both heroic and tragic. The men had ...

South-Pole.com: Arctic & Antarctic History on the Net


Welcome to the home page of South-Pole.com. ... Many of the peri-Antarctic islands were discovered by sealers or whalers and the first landings on half of them ...

Who Discovered the North Pole? | History | Smithsonian


Frederick Cook and Robert Peary both claimed they discovered the North Pole. .... Any endeavor to reach the pole is complicated by this fact: unlike the South ...

Amundsen reaches South Pole - Dec 14, 1911 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, Amundsen reaches South Pole on Dec 14, 1911. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Antarctic Time Line of Discovery - South-Pole.com


Sailing down the coast of South America he discovered the narrow straight passing through to the Pacific Ocean which today bears his name. To the south lies ...

Who Was the First Person to Reach the South Pole? - Live Science


May 27, 2010 ... Nationalist competition and a taste for adventure drove explorers to the farthest reaches of the Earth during the late 19th and early 20th ...