The first expedition to reach the geographic South Pole was led by the
Norwegian explorer ... in the United Kingdom, unable to accept that a Norwegian
had been the first person to set foot in the So...
May 28, 2010 ... ... two men set out to be the first to reach the South Pole in a race that ... man-
hauled their heavily laden sledges, often over great distances.
On Dec. 14, 1911, Roald Amundsen and four fellow Norwegian explorers
became the first men to reach the South Pole, beating the ill-fated team of British
To get to the South Pole, Amundsen and Scott would have to travel roughly the ...
and motor sledges, and beyond the Beardmore Glacier they would man-haul. ...
14 December – Amundsen and his men were the first humans at the South Pole.
Both Amundsen and Scott wanted to be the first to reach the South Pole. ... On
December 9, Amelia became the youngest person ever to ski to the South Pole.
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Roald Amundsen - Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, South Pole, 1910 - 1912.
Roald Amundsen was the first man to lead a successful expedition to the South
Pole. Famously arriving .... The party that had reached the South Pole first was:.
Mar 3, 2011 ... Although he carried out a scientific programme, his avowed aim was to be the
first man to reach the South Pole. His privately funded expedition ...
Any endeavor to reach the pole is complicated by this fact: unlike the South ..... As
trail breaker on the Peary team, Matthew Henson was the first person to set ...
Dec 14, 2011 ... ... and his team became the first people to reach the South Pole. ... ice sculpture
of the man at the south pole's Amundsen-Scott scientific base.
The Man Who Took the Prize: A century ago Scott lost and Amundsen ... being
the first to sail the Arctic's fabled Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the
Pacific. ... the most prestigious prize the world of exploration still offered: the
South Pole. .... "And so at last we reached our destination," Amundsen wrote in