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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User Review  - auntmarge64 - LibraryThing

Without a doubt, Amundsen is a giant among polar explorers, having lead the first open-sea voyage of the Northwest Passage and, several years later, the first successful expedition to the South Pole ... Read full review

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It's interesting to compare this account with Apsley Cherry-Garrard's story of the Scott expedition. They were both racing for the south pole but Amundsen relied on very careful preparation and an ... Read full review

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