The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912

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C. Hurst & Company, 2001 - Antarctica - 449 pages
This is a first hand account of the first successful expedition to the South Pole, written by the leader Roald Amundsen. It constructs the character of the expedition and provides insight into Amundsen's philosophy of exploration and his own professionalism, in the age of the amateur explorer.

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This adventure harks back to the days when men were men--even in mittens! Captain Amundsen was the leader of the first expedition to reach the South Pole, on December 14, 1911. His account was ... Read full review

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Nice book to read, even if some parts of the journey at times are a bit monotonous. Heard for free as audiobook on

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