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To the South Pole

Roald Amundsen

To the South Pole

an account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the Fram, 1910-1912

by Roald Amundsen

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Published by Red and Black Publishers in St Petersburg, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amundsen, Roald, -- 1872-1928 -- Travel -- Antarctica,
  • South Pole -- Discovery and exploration -- Norwegian,
  • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- Norwegian

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roald Amundsen ; translated from the Norwegian by A. G. Chater.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG850 1910 .A5213 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16911780M
    ISBN 109781934941393
    LC Control Number2008026409
    OCLC/WorldCa232002242

    From the South Pole, all directions are north. Its latitude is 90 degrees south, and all lines of longitude meet there (as well as at the North Pole, on the opposite end of the Earth). The South Pole is located on Antarctica, one of the Earth's seven continent s. 'The South Pole' is an account by Roald Amundsen of his expedition to the Antarctic in In fact, it is 4 books (or more) in one, for it includes an introductory history of polar exploration, an account of Amundsen's own overland journey to the Pole, a further account of the parallel part of the the expedition - an exploratory sledge journey - and a narration of the full journey of his Reviews:

    : Race to the South Pole (Ranger in Time #4) () by Messner, Kate and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). Antarctica / South Pole Tours Our trips to the South Pole are unforgettable adventures just waiting to happen. Begin your journey in Argentina and make your way through Antarctic icy waters, discovering the region’s wildlife and sights along the way.5/5(1).

      The publicity material for the book, Ice Trek, a journey to the South Pole, describes how the trio set out to complete the 3,kilometre journey from Ross Island to the South Pole and back. The South Pole, vol 1. By. Roald Amundsen. 0 (0 Reviews) Published: Pages: 0. Downloads: Share This. The South Pole, vol 1. By. Roald Amundsen. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online.


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Huntford's research into the contrasting quests for the South Pole in is based upon multiple diaries and private letters. His narrative is compelling, giving a 'you-are-there' feel -- a real page-turner. I had viewed the DVD 'Last Place on Earth' several times, and found the book (the foundation of the BBC series) a perfect by: He was a member of Captain Scott's expedition to the South Pole, and in led his own expedition on the whaler Nimrod, coming within ninety-seven miles of the South Pole, the feat for which he was knighted.

The events of that expedition are chronicled in his first book, The Heart of the Antarctic. He is considered one of England's greatest heroes for his actions during the ill-fated /5().

Roald Amundsen's "The South Pole" is a detailed, even exhaustive account of his successful expedition to the South Pole.

Amundsen's expedition was the first to reach the South Pole, after failures by other expeditions. Amundsen was relentlessly methodical and practical in planning and executing the expedition/5(10).

To the South Pole. [Carla Frazier; Dennis Manton] -- Narrates the dangers and hardships faced by Roald Amundsen as he battled to be the first to overcome the.

They settle into a life together surrounded by books and stories of the race to reach the South Pole first, between Norway’s explorer Roald Admunsen and Britain’s’ Captain Robert Scott. What started as an entertaining and amusing read though turned into something else/5.

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With ghostwriter Maryanne Vollers, Nielsen's story was told in the autobiographical Ice Bound: A Doctor's Incredible Story of Survival at the South Pole, which became a New York Times bestseller.

To the South Pole. [Valerie Bodden] -- "A history of Roald Amundsen's successful trip to the South Pole, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expedition left its mark upon.

Book description On 14 DecemberRoald Amundsen (–) and his Norwegian team became the first humans to reach the South Pole, a month before their ill-fated British rivals under the leadership of Robert Falcon Scott. The Paperback of the Race to the South Pole (Ranger in Time Series #4) by Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping Brand: Scholastic, Inc. Antarctica, South Pole About the Edition Narrates the dangers and hardships faced by Roald Amundsen as he battled to be the first to overcome the difficulties of the journey to the South : The expedition had both scientific and exploration objectives; the latter included a long journey south, in the direction of the South Pole.

This march, undertaken by Scott, Ernest Shackleton and Edward Wilson, took them to a latitude of 82°17′S, about miles ( km) from the pole. Fly to the South Pole, where all lines of longitude meet and in a few steps you can walk around the world. History comes alive as you stand at 90° South, the ultimate goal of polar explorers Amundsen and Scott.

Imagine how it felt to head out across the frozen continent and. have discovered something very interesting in the Book of Enoch. In the 18th chapter, he is describing a journey with the angels, where they are flying in an angelic "spaceship" southwards on the earth, and coming to a place where there are pillars of heavenly fire.

To me, this sounds like they were flying over Africa (from the Middle East), and coming to the South Pole, and watching the. Chris Fagan revisits her journey to the South Pole in new book Chris and her husband Marty became the first American married couple to reach the South Pole unassisted.

Author: Michael King (WTSP. Amundsen’s books include The South Pole () and, with Ellsworth, First Crossing of the Polar Sea (). The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica This article was most recently revised and updated by John P.

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The Geographic South Pole is a place of paradox. It is a point around which the Earth, quite literally, pivots; yet it has a habit of falling off the edge of our maps.

An invisible spot on a high, featureless ice plateau, the Pole has no obvious material value, but is nonetheless a much sought-after location. The endpoint of exploration's most famous 'race' between teams led by Robert F. Scott.We can see the South Pole ahead. It is somewhere in the middle of a complex of buildings dominated by a foot-wide geodesic dome.

Vehicles and building materials are scattered about the site. It is the busiest place we've seen in Antarctica. a.m. We land at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, scudding to a halt on a wide, cleared.The Treacherous Race to the South Pole In the early s, explorers Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott engaged in a frantic, and ultimately tragic, race to be the first man to reach the South.