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Top 10 Famous Explorers and Expeditions North pole Roald

Top 10 Famous Explorers and Expeditions North pole Roald


History is filled with brave explorers who tirelessly sought to fill out the edges of our known world. Often these expeditions have taken years of determin

ROALD AMUNDSEN - was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was ...

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Crew of the Fram 1912, Amundsen centre with bowler hat

Two Famous Explorers Race to the South Pole

Fridtjof Nansen

Roald Amundsen (1872 – 1928) Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer and a key figure in the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. His Antarctic expedition of ...

Roald Amundsen and his expedition reached the South Pole ...

Amundsen's team of five men and 52 dogs set off on their race to the South Pole. They travelled the most direct route, going over anything that got in their ...

A competitor – Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen: The unbeatable explorer who reached the South Pole and North Pole first

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Charles Darwin, the author of the controversial work On the Origin of Species, went on a five-year expedition on the HMS Beagle while researching his theory ...

Hernan Cortes and the Fall of the Aztec Empire

Roald Amundsen, The First Person to Reach the South Pole

Roald Amundsen steering ship

ROALD AMUNDSEN Norwegian polar explorer who was the first man to reach the South Pole on


Roald Amundsen taking in the sights at the South Pole, beside the Norwegian flag

... Ernest Shackleton is probably one of the most famous Antarctic explorers. He attempted to reach the South Pole on three different expeditions; in 1901, ...

Robert Falcon Scott

Roald Amundsen, the first person to reach the South Pole. The Norwegian explorer made


Roald Amundsen

Name: Roald Amundsen. Notable Explorations: Norwegian South Pole Expedition ...

Crew of the Fram 1912, Amundsen centre with bowler hat

Robert Falcon Scott in full regalia: this was reproduced as a frontispiece for Scott's The

Passing Hells Gate, South Pole Plateau

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Marco-Polo. The earliest famous explorer ...

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Norwegian explorer of the polar regions Roald Amundsen (1872-1928). He was the first person to reach the South Pole. Amundsen disappeared in 1928 while ...

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Vasco de Gama (1469 – 1524) Vasco de Gama was a Portuguese explorer who was the first European to reach India by sea. De Gama made a direct voyage to India ...

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Roald Amundsen was the first explorer to reach the South Pole.

ROALD AMUNDSEN'S NORTHWEST PASSAGE EXPEDITION -The first explorer to fly the North Pole and the

Shipwreck remains of the Maud, near Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, a ship built for

Christopher Columbus Searches for the New World

While the great voyage did not reap the material benefits Spain had wished, it did establish the true scale of the planet.

Sir Francis Drake (1540 – 1597) Drake was an English explorer who made the second successful circumnavigation of the world in 1577-1580.

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James Clark Ross

Folklore claims that he was the first explorer from Europe to reach America, but the truth really is that he was the first one to show 15th century Europe ...

Exercising a dog team in a run out from the Fram

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Sir Ernest Shackleton

Ferdinand Magellan and the First Circumnavigation of the Earth

Endurance- Ships of the Polar Explorers

John Cabot, a maritime explorer was born in 1450 in Italy. He explored the coastal parts of Northern America. Lived in the same time period as that of ...

The South Pole party safely back aboard the Fram


Members of the party who reached the South Pole. From left- Hassel, Wisting

Roald Amundsen, Helmer Hanssen, Sverre Hassel and Oscar Wisting (l–r) at "Polheim", the tent erected at the South Pole on 16 December 1911. The top flag is ...

Amelia Earhart was only the 16th woman in the enter world to be given a pilot's license. She became famous in 1928 when she became the first woman to fly ...

After hobnobbing with astronauts and pre-eminent world adventurers, I felt compelled to learn about the eleven greatest explorers of all:

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Sculpture of polar explorer Roald Amundsen, member of the Norwegian South Pole Antarctic expedition,

He was the first English explorer to circumnavigate the world, and while he was doing this he discovered many islands in the Pacific and the Atlantic.

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Roald Amundsen and his dog team at the South Pole

On November 14, 2015, 55-year-old British explorer Henry Worsley set off on an expedition to be the first person to cross Antarctica solo and unaided.

Dog dance on the Fram

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John Cabot (1450 – 1499) Cabot was an Italian navigator and explorer. In 1497, he discovered parts of North America (later named Newfoundland) This is ...

Roald Amundsen, the first person to reach the South Pole. The Norwegian explorer made

The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) by

Bulgarian explorers at the South Pole

In 1911, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first person to reach the South Pole

... the South Pole. Roald Amundsen and his team ...

Crew of the Fram 1912, Amundsen centre with bowler hat

... Picture Of Ferdinand Magellan

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Amundsen's route to the Pole

Roald Amundsen lead what became known as the Antarctic Expedition of 1910-12.

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Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 – 1618) Raleigh was an English explorer who made several journeys to the Americas and also led expeditions in search of the ...

Before Richard Burton the actor, there was Sir Richard Francis Burton, the great British explorer. Here is a man who could communicate in 29 European, ...

Ernest Shackleton

Roald Amundsen Young

After six years had passed since he left on his expedition, people started wondering what happened to him. The editor of the New York Herald – James Gordon ...

Race to the South Pole:

Photograph via National Library of Norway.

Richard Weber and family. The Weber family at Arctic ...

Painting of Admiral Sir Thomas Button

Fridtjof Nansen - Arctic Adventurer

ROALD AMUNDSEN Norwegian explorer, first to reach the South Pole, but not the most

How did he beat the British expedition?

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Murder mystery: Captain Charles Francis Hall died of arsenic poisoning on way to North Pole

Map showing Amundsen's route to the pole, Oct–Dec 1911. The depots marked at 80, 81 and 82° were laid in the first season, Feb–March 1911.

Robert Falcon Scott

Men and dogs at the 85° South depot, on the way to the pole, 15 November 1911

Since the days of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, many methods of exploration have changed drastically. For example, dog sleds have been replaced ...

The Fram under sail