The first recorded humans to reach the geographic South Pole were Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his party on December 14, 1911.
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–...
Dec 14, 2011 ... Under the command of Roald Amundsen, the South Pole was discovered 100
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 ...
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 ...
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), ...
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
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 ...
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.