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Who was the first to set foot on both Poles, North and South?

Textbooks teach us it was the Norwegian Roald Amundsen. And history does not deny that, although it tells a somewhat different story. 422 more words

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100 years — Amundsen's dash to immortality

Published in The Hindu on December 14, 2011

This day (December 14) 100 years ago, Norwegian Roald Amundsen became the first explorer to reach the geographical South Pole — the southernmost tip of the Earth. 506 more words

North Pole

Recensie: De Poolgebieden voor in bed, op het toilet of in bad

 De Poolgebieden, voor in bed, op het toilet of in bad

‘De Poolgebieden’ van Nienke Beintema is een boekje vol met feiten en weetjes over de poolgebieden. 235 more words


Unique Finds: Unknown Photographs by Explorer Roald Amundsen Discovered

Thousands of photographs – some new motifs and some of better quality than publicized images, documents and lectures. 80 years after the Norwegian state took over polar explorer Roald Amundsen’s home… 119 more words

20th Century

ANTARCTICA (Part 1) - December 2009

The Heroic Era of Antarctic Adventure

And so our vessel turned to the south and embarked upon the 500 nautical mile journey from Cape Horn to the Antarctic Peninsula. 926 more words

Travel Writing

Wednesday Word Tangle: What rubber gloves and pregnancy have in common

My oven’s knackered. 

The light comes on, the fan whirs, so it’s trying, but since sparks flew and the power shorted, it’s fooling no one. 574 more words


World History

1. Greek civilization was flourished in the year – 800 BC

2. Rome was founded in the year – 753 BC

3. Suez Canal opened in the year – 1869 AD… 87 more words

World History