Description

Norwegian Roald Amundsen's team, including Olav Bjaaland, Helmer Hanssen, Sverre Hassel, and Oscar Wisting, become the first to reach the South Pole, five weeks ahead of a British party led by Robert Falcon Scott

Location

Antarctica

Rate

Strong importance (9)

Sphere

General

Images

Roald Amundsen and his crew looking at the Norwegian flag at the South Pole, 1911

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