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Roald Amundsen

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Find details about Norwegian Roald Amundsen who led the team to first set foot at the South Pole -- 90 degrees S in December 1911. His passion for exploring also took him to the North Pole -- 90 degrees N.
Amundsen began exploring when he was 21 years old, and he died exploring. It was his life-long career to explore and witness wild and exotic polar locations on Earth. For example, in 1909 there was news that North Pole was already achieved, so Roald Amundsen was focused on leading the team to be t…
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The exact date of his death in 1928 is subject to question, because his rescue expedition simply disappeared on 18 June of that year. It has never been found and an exact date or cause of death may never be known.
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Roald Amundsen was born on July 16, 1872. Roald Amundsen was born in 1872, on July the 16th in Borage (near Oslo), Norway, his father was a Norwegian shipowner and he died when Roald was 21 years old.
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Roald Amundsen died on June 18, 1928 at the age of 55.
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He was on a rescue mission in the Arctic on 18 June 1928, and his plane disappeared, and was presumed to have crashed, killing all aboard. No trace has been found of their airship or of any crew member.
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He explored the Northwest Passage in Northern Canada and the South Pole in Antarctica.His first Antarctic experience was aboard the Belgica during the Belgican Antarctic Expedition of 1897 to 1899.
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He got to the South Pole first because he had a huge head start (about two weeks) he had also planned the location of his base camp so it was suitable for his team. The team had assembled a small wooden hut (called Fram) so they would be comfortable in the base camp during the really cold winters. …
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Amundsen led the team to be the first to navigate the Northern Passage between Greenland and Alaska. As well, Roald Amundsen explored Antarctica and led the team that was first to set foot at the South Pole.
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Roald Amundsen explored the South Pole, and that is how he became famous.
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Amundsen and his team were first to sail between Greenland and Alaska by way of the Northwest Passage. Years later, he also lead the team to be the first humans to set foot at the South Pole.
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It is unknown exactly when Roald Amundsen died, but he disappeared on 18 June 1928 while on a rescue mission. Italian aeronautical engineer Umberto Nobile's airship "the Italia" had crashed while returning from the North Pole. Amundsen set out with Norwegian pilot Leif Dietrichson, French pilot Rene…
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Amundsen lived in Norway
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Roald Amundsen was a noted Norwegian explorer. He was aboard the Belgica, the first vessel to winter-over in Antarctica, in 1899. He led the team to be first to navigate the Northern Passage between Greenland and Alaska. As well, he planned to be the first to stand at the North Pole, but having …
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No that honour goes to Sir Edmund Hillary from New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay from Nepal, on May 29th. 1953. Roald Amundsen was the first to reach the South Pole beating Robert Scott's team by a matter of days.Wrong explorer - Roald Amundsen was in the antarctic and Sir Edmund Hillary was the firs…
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July 16, 1872 when he explore the north pole and December 14, 1911 he reach the south pole and the expedition has been review back in 1910.
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Roald Amundsen was a noted Norwegian explorer. He planned to be the first to the North Pole, but having been beaten by Frederick Cook and Robert Peary, he then altered his plans to make for the South Pole. He set out for Antarctica in 1910, and became the first to reach the South Pole on 14 December…
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he travelled antarctica,the south pole and the north pole so all those icy places
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A noted Norwegian explorer.
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Roald came from Norway.
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roald went to Antarctica to find the south pole.
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Some food was powder milk, fresh frozen seal meat, buck, wheat germ, butter, cream, cakes, tinned meats, tinned California fruits, tracts, pudding, pies, pastries, seal steak, bread, whortleberry jam, cheese, coffee, and staple beverage.
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Roald Amundsen was Norwegian.
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Amundsen spent several years in Antarctica, 1897-99, and again between 1910-1912.
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Roald Amundsen was Norwegian, from Fredrikstad.
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Roald Amundsen led the team of people who were first to reach the South Pole on December 11 1911
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because he made it to antarctica
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Amundsen was a native born son of Norway.
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Amundsen was 55 years old when he died.
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Ronald Amundsen was from Norway.
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Amundsen was a successful explorer who wanted to be first. At the time, Amundsen had already been to Antarctica, and had been part of the crew that first wintered-over in Antarctica, on a ship in 1899. Although there had been attempts to reach the South Pole in subsequent years, this benchmark had …
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Amundsen explored Antarctica, along with his crew. He was the first person to make it back home alive. People that did not were either frozen to death or lost in the blizzards.
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Essentially, since his team was the first to set foot at the South Pole. Amundsen beat us all.
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Ronald Amundsen used 3 sledges and 52 dogs to get to the South Pole.
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The ruler of Norway
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he was mostly worried that Robert falcon Scott would have beaten him. it took a long time to use the sledges because of the blistering winds... they were in winter season. so yeahhh
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They were the first to reach the South pole.
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Roald Amundsen sailed for Mexico
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Become the first person to reach the South Pole.
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I do believe that he did! I think her name was Mary. Don't take my word for iit if you typing up an essay cause I'm really not sure.
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It is unknown exactly where Roald Amundsen died, but he disappeared on 18 June 1928 while on a rescue mission. Italian aeronautical engineer Umberto Nobile's airship "the Italia" had crashed while returning from the North Pole. Amundsen set out with Norwegian pilot Leif Dietrichson, French pilot Ren…
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Rhoald Amundsen discovered the south pole!!
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Roald Amundsen was born on July 16, 1872 and died on June 18, 1928. Roald Amundsen would have been 55 years old at the time of death or 143 years old today.
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Father:Jens Amundsen Mom:Hanna Sahlquist
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Roald Amundsen reached both the North and South Pole and was the first to reach the South Pole. He was also the first to cross the north west passage in the Arctic.
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Norwegian....
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Mary but i may not be right
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He started off with sledges but then he ate them
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what animals did roald amundsen take with him to the south Pole
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His official biographies don't list the schools he went to prior to going to University of Christiana (renamed the University of Oslo). He was studying medicine at University when his parents died. He dropped out of university, sold his medical books and purchased a spot on a whaling ship before com…
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1. Amundsen's team had dogs pull their sledges, while Scott's team relied on ponies to pull their sledges. And the dogs withstood the hard work and cold well.2. The route Amundsen had chosen was shorter than Scott's and covered flat terrain.
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He wanted to find the North and South pole including Antactica
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Roald Amundsen did reach the South Pole and he also was the first! He reached the South Pole on December 11, 1911.
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Yes , it was called Framheim (means : forward-home),,, but i cant for the life of me find Any pictures of it,, or finde it on google-earth,, all you see and hear abouth is scotts hut
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umm i have no clue! that's wat i need to no!
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Roald Amundsen's parent are Jens Amundsen and Gustava Sahl Quist
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Some food was powder milk, fresh frozen seal meat, buck, wheat germ, butter, cream, cakes, tinned meats, tinned California fruits, tracts, pudding, pies, pastries, seal steak, bread, whortleberry jam, cheese, coffee, staple beverage
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By the ship The Fram, landing at the Bay of Whales on 14th January 1911. He reached the South Pole by 4 sledges, 4 men & 52 dogs to start off. In the end, he ate the dogs!
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Firstly it is Roald Amundsen and he is a Norwegian and if you didn't know; he was the first to reach the South pole at 3p.m on Friday December the 14th 1911
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Amundsen faced the brutal cold weather as well as shortage of witch didn't help either and he brought some animals like dogs or pony's and ended up eating them. he said hi to you
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On Amundsen's trip to the South Pole, he and his crew ate tinned and dry non perishable food but when that ran out they ate penguins and seal meat and when the time came they shot 24 of the dogs and ate that meat. Hope this was helpful.
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He was the first explorer to reach both the North and South poles. See more info on him here: hhe website
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he was the first man to reach the south-pole
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yes he did
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Beacuse he is first people seach suoth pole. find new land
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adventurous and like a movie
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Because his father was a explorer, and he wanted to be like his father.
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because it was cold there and in that time there weren't proper cloth that they could use
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Amundsen flew to the North Pole.
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There are many elements to this debate, but a few stand out. Amundsen's base camp was closer to the South Pole than was Scott's; Amundsen's team members were all experienced skiers; they were willing to use dogs to pull supply and equipment-laden sleds, and consume the dogs as part of their diet enr…
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Roald Amundsen first reached the South Pole. The reason this is not well-known is because he did not want anyone to call him back. His traveling companions couldn't even send letters because he was afraid that it would betray where they were and someone would tell him to retreat. A good source to us…
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His Nationality is Norwegian
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On their trip to the South Pole, Roald Amundsen's team encountered some bad weather. They wisely chose to rest in their tents, rather than exhaust themselves and risk frostbite slogging through the howling storm.
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Scott started at Cape Evens on Ross Island.Amundsen started at the Ross Ice Shelf at the same time as Scott.
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Roald amundsen wanted to explore because he wanted to locate the south pole
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potato farms
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to antartica
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he was afraid that Robert Scott would've defeated him to the south pole by getting there first
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A condom
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His own dogs. The ones that survived at the end he treated them luxuriously for the rest of their lives
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To the South Pole
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antarctica the south pole. he just wanted to beat robert scott.
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Roald Amundsen was born on July 16, 1872.
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Roald amudsen childhood was better than most because e was an intelligant person who new what he wanted in life
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Four : The North-West Passage: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the ship "Gjoa" , The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram" , The First Flight Across the Polar Sea and My Life as an Explorer .
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