The first expedition to reach the geographic South Pole was led by the
Norwegian explorer ...... The United States' scientific base at the South Pole,
founded in 1957, is named the Amundsen–...
Under the command of Roald Amundsen, the South Pole was discovered 100
May 28, 2010 ... previous image | next image >> 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 ...
On this day in History, Amundsen reaches South Pole on Dec 14, 1911. ... In
1996, a diary that Byrd had kept on the flight was found that seemed to suggest
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), ...
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 ...
Scott's second expedition (Terra Nova Expedition, 1910-12) reached the South
Pole on January 17<sup>th</sup>, 1912 – beaten by Norwegian Roald Amundsen. Tragically
Where reaching the South Pole was one of Scott's aims, it was Amundsen's only
one. Amundsen portrait ... Luckily, he found a steep glacier that opened the way.
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 ...
Roald Amundsen, amundsen south pole, south pole discovery, first explorers ...
Four of the five explorers in Amundsen's team are pictured at the South Pole by ...