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A world explorer: Roald Amundsen.

Cateau De Leeuw

A world explorer: Roald Amundsen.

by Cateau De Leeuw

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Published by Garrard Pub. Co. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amundsen, Roald, -- 1872-1928 -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    A brief biography of the Norwegian explorer who, in 1911, became the first to conquer the icy elements of the South Pole.

    Edition Notes

    j-72504

    StatementIllustrated by George I. Parrish.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesWorld explorer books
    ContributionsParrish, George I.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23249987M

      '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 /5(26). Introducing MS Roald Amundsen. In , Hurtigruten will add a brand new ship to its fleet: the MS Roald Amundsen. This state-of-the-art vessel will feature new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology that will reduce fuel consumption and show the .

    'My Life as an Explorer' was first published in The following year, Amundsen died attempting to rescue the crew of the Italia, an airship which crashed on its return from the North Pole. Roald Amundsen was arguably the finest polar explorer of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century/5(7).   After learning about explorer and adventurer Roald Amundsen, read about Peter Freuchen, another Arctic explorer and the real most interesting man in the world. Then, check out these photos that show what a deserted frozen wasteland Antarctica really is.

      In , when he was preparing to sail out of Gjoa Haven in Canada's High Arctic, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen buried a few artifacts beneath a cairn. Your first book is The First Crossing of Greenland, by Nobel Peace Prize winner Fridtjof Nansen.. The reason I chose this book is that it was the beginning of modern polar exploration. Nansen devised a technique using skis, and – by devising specialised equipment – particularly the broad-runnered sledge.


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Get this from a library. A world explorer: Roald Amundsen. [Cateau De Leeuw; George I Parrish] -- A brief biography of the Norwegian explorer who, in. Denver Post, 9/30/12“A deep, spine-chilling look at the life of Roald Amundsen, Norwegian polar explorer.” Tucson Citizen, 10/4/12 “An outstanding biography of a focused, determined man Bown has served up a crisply written book that is exciting, meticulously researched, and an appropriate literary tribute to one of history's greatest Cited by: 3.

'My Life as an Explorer' was first published in The following year, Amundsen died attempting to rescue the crew of the Italia, an airship which crashed on its return from the North Pole. Roald Amundsen was arguably the finest polar explorer of the late nineteenth and early twentieth by: Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer who was the first to reach the South Pole, the first to make a ship voyage through the Northwest Passage, and one of the first to cross the Arctic by air.

He was one of the greatest figures in the field of polar exploration. Learn more about Amundsen in this article. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Turley, Charles. Roald Amundsen, explorer. London, Methuen & Co. [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Roald Amundsen.

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Foster. Here are some facts about Roald Amundsen, the famous explorer. Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer. As well as navigating the Northwest Passage linking the Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean, he was the first person to reach the South Pole.; He was born in in studied medicine as his mother had always wanted, although, as soon as she had died, he decided to become an explorer.

The first expedition to reach the geographic South Pole was led by the Norwegian explorer Roald and four others arrived at the pole on 14 Decemberfive weeks ahead of a British party led by Robert Falcon Scott as part of the Terra Nova en and his team returned safely to their base, and later heard that Scott and his four companions had died on their return.

A biography of Polar explorer, Roald Amundsen, this title uncovers the life of the determined, pugnacious pioneer, using accounts from his diaries and own books.

It explores the drama, humour, and adventure of Amundsen's life, and reveals the character of this man who was prepared to /5. By the yearNorwegian explorer Roald Amundsen had already conquered the South Pole and Northwest Passage, establishing his reputation as a Polar : Jason Daley.

Roald Amundsens statue in the morning fog, Roald Amundsen set so many records in such a short period of time, it’s hard to keep track. An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden. MS Roald Amundsen. InHurtigruten will add a brand-new ship to its fleet: MS Roald Amundsen. This state-of-the-art vessel will feature new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology that will reduce fuel consumption and show the world that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible.

Apr 8, - All things related to the Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen. See more ideas about Roald amundsen, Arctic explorers and Heroic age pins.

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (Norwegian: ; 16 July – [3]. He is also known as the first to traverse the Northwest Passage (–06). He disappeared in June while taking part in a rescue mission. Amundsen, Douglas Mawson, Robert Falcon Scott, and Ernest Shackleton were key expedition leaders during the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

The Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen was the first explorer to I am so fond of the north and south poles that this is probably the sixth book I read about polar expeditions. Comparing this book with other books, I did not find the excitement that I found in Nansen book (Furthest North) or Shackleton crazy expedition to the South Pole/5.

THE SOUTH POLE by ROALD AMUNDSEN (Special Nook Edition) The Great World Adventures and Adventurers Series ROALD AMUNDSEN [Explorer of the North Pole and South Pole] ABOUT THIS BOOK On 3 Juneusing the ship Fram ("Forward"), earlier used by Fridtjof Nansen, Roald Amundsen left Norway for the south pole.

He sent a telegram stating simply: "BEG TO INFORM YOU. When Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen decided that he wanted to lead the first successful expedition to the South Pole, he didn’t tell many people what he had in mind.

After all, he was already in the middle of a fundraising campaign, and the money was supposed to go toward a journey to the North Pole. Roald Amundsen's "The North West Passage": Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Gjöa"Volume 1 Roald Amundsen Narrative of the first expedition to navigate the Northwest Passage in a single vessel, the expedition that brought Amundsen to prominence as a polar explorer.

About this Item: Pantianos Classics, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer whose team were the first to reach the South Pole - this is his astonishing story, in his own en begins by explaining that he was not born with an urge to explorer the farthest, uncharted regions of the world.

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was born on Jin Borje, Norway. The sea was in his blood. He came from a long line of shipowners and captains, including his father, Jens Amundsen.

Roald was the youngest of four brothers born to Jens and Hanna Sahlqvist. Roald Amundsen nurtured his attachment to the sea and yearning for the outside world at the spot where Norway's largest river flowed out into the ocean. His national trait, the core of his being, his affinity to snow and skiing, was developed in the capital, where the Christiana Fjord penetrates deep into the Norwegian : The History Press.MS Roald Amundsen’s maiden season includes expedition cruises along the Norwegian coast and up to Svalbard and Greenland, before becoming the first hybrid electric–powered expedition ship to attempt a traverse of the legendary Northwest Passage, following in the wake of the namesake explorer Roald Amundsen’s famed journey.The Amundsen Photographs by Roald Amundsen, Roland Huntford and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at