Roald Amundsen Explored South Pole

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen, Norwegian explorer journeyed from Norway in June 1910 sailing to the Bay of Whales. Antarctica. Following their base camp setup Amundsen set out with four colleagues and 52 sled dogs on October 19, 1911 to the South Pole arriving on December 14, 1911.

Date:
      December 14, 1911
Name(s):
      Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen
Occupation:
      Explorer
Location:
      Bay of Whales. Antarctica

Additional Information:

  • Roald Amundsen – Wikipedia
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  • Roald Amundsen | Biography, Death, & Facts | Britannica
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  • Roald Amundsen – National Geographic
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  • Amundsen, Roald (1872-1928) | FRAM – Fram Museum
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