What did Roald Amundsen find on his journey to find the Northwest Passage?
The Gjoa Expedition, led by Amundsen, indeed found a passage by way of the 'Baffin Bay, the Parry Channel and then south through Peel Sound, James Ross Strait, Simpson Strait and Rae Strait'.
Because their ship had a shallow draft -- the route they took proved not to be a commercial route.
Roald Amundsen has written: 'Race to the South Pole (The Great Adventures)' -- subject(s): Norwegian, Discovery and exploration, Travel 'Nordostpassagen' 'Roald Amundsen' -- subject(s): Norwegian, Discovery and exploration, Aeronautics, Flights, Voyages, Explorers, Biography 'Roald Amundsen's \\' 'The North West Passage' -- subject(s): Accessible book 'My life as an explorer' 'To the north magnetic pole and through the Northwest Passage (SJS 149)' 'Capt. Amundsen's own narrative of his attainment of the South pole' -- subject(s): Accessible…
As a premier explorer, Amundsen was known for many firsts, including leader of the first humans to navigate the Northwest Passage, team leader of the first humans to set foot at the South Pole, and captain of the first air passage over the North Pole. As well, he was the first human -- undisputed -- to have set foot at both the North and South poles.