South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912by Roald E. Amundsen
Roald Amundsen records his race to be the first man to reach the South Pole. Amundsen's expertise enabled him to succeed where his predecessors, and competitors, did not. His rival Captain Robert F. Scott not only failed to reach the Pole first, butdue to poor preparation and miscalculationdied with the rest of his party on their return trip. The South Pole remains one of the greatest and most important books on polar exploration.
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Roald Amundsen (1872-1928) was the first to sail through the Northwest and Northeast Passages, and the first to fly a dirigible over the North Pole.
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