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Shackleton Peary and Amundsen Three of the greatest polar

Shackleton Peary and Amundsen Three of the greatest polar


Shackleton, Peary and Amundsen. Three of the greatest polar explorers, out of parkas

emforsters: “The Three Polar Stars: Roald Amundsen, Ernest Shackleton, and Robert Peary, in Philadelphia, January 1913 Original ”

Roald Amundsen: The unbeatable explorer who reached the South Pole and North Pole first

Fridtjof Nansen, whose Arctic drift of 1893–96 inspired Amundsen


Crew of the Fram 1912, Amundsen centre with bowler hat

Amundsen, Roald. (1872-1928) [Garden, Mary. (1874-1967)] [Shackleton, Ernest. (1874?1922)]: "The Three Polar Stars" - Signed Photograph to Mary Garden at ...

Amundsen, Scott, Shackleton: gentlemen adventurers of Antarctic

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A competitor – Roald Amundsen

Five men in heavy clothing and headgear; three are standing and two seated on the

Roald Amundsen, Helmer Hanssen, Sverre Hassel and Oscar Wisting (l–r) at "Polheim", the tent erected at the South Pole on 16 December 1911. The top flag is ...

Amundsen's South Pole expedition

Roald Amundsen was a man more suited to adventure than for city life.

Robert Falcon Scott

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Transport, equipment and supplies[edit]

North Pole expedition, 1920

Antarctic Peninsula

Roald Amundsen

Amundsen's South Pole expedition

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Scott at the South Pole

Men and dogs at the 85° South depot, on the way to the pole, 15 November 1911


Antarctica and the Southern Ocean Sir Ernest Shackleton

Sir Ernest Shackleton

... but Shackleton found help in South Georgia and managed to get every last man recused. He died in 1922 on South Georgia, where he is still buried today.

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Crew of the Fram 1912, Amundsen centre with bowler hat

photo credit: Alberto Restifo

South Pole Route Maps - Scott, Amundsen, Shackleton.

Race to the South Pole:

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Exercising a dog team in a run out from the Fram

Robert Peary self-portrait, 1909.jpg

Roald Amundsen South Pole


The Fram and Terra Nova, Bay of Whales, Ross Sea, Antarctica

Scott, Shackleton, and Amundsen: Ambition and Tragedy in the Antarctic (Adrenaline Classics): David Thomson: 9781560254225: Amazon.com: Books

Captain Roald Amundsen during his stay in Alaska.

Three men uploading supplies

Amundsen at the pole

Footsteps of Shackleton

Roald Amundsen in Svalbard 1925 (credit: Wikipedia Commons)

image from Voyage of the Scotia

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provisioning run. Amundsen's ...

Clockwise from top left: Amundsen in Alaska in 1905; Mark Jenkins, Amundsen in 1908, Steve Jenkins

Antarctic Peninsula

Amundsen's route had never before been taken, but it put his starting point 60 miles

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Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen posing on the Gjoa vessel with his crew during his expedition in

Sir Ernest Shackleton

The North Pole - It's Discovery in 1909 Under the Auspices of the Peary Club ebook

Explorers Nansen Scott Amundsen Peary Shackleton, 1920 map - Stock

Richard Weber and family

Robert Falcon Scott

Robert Peary

Sample slides

Scott, Wilson, Shackleton: First British Attempt South Pole

Roald Amundsen with his dog and ship Fram in the days before leaving for the secret

Shackleton embarked on an extensive lecture tour in which he talked not only about his own

Roald Amundsen (Norway)

Amundsen, Roald - Expedition leader. Member of the first successful south pole party

From left to right: Ernest Shackleton, Jameson Adams, and Frank Worsley, polar explorers of the early twentieth century.

The South Pole party safely back aboard the Fram


Antarctic Peninsula

The routes Scott (green) and Amundsen (red) took to the South Pole. (credit: Landsat Image Mosaic Of Antarctica (LIMA))

... “The Race to the South Pole,” in BBC History.

Scott & Amundsen's Route to the South Pole

British explorer Ernest Shackleton made an attempt in 1909, but fell short of the goal. Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen ultimately won the "race" in 1912.

Passing Hells Gate, South Pole Plateau

Other expedition achievements[edit]

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From left to right: Ernest Shackleton, Jameson Adams, and Frank Worsley, polar explorers of the early twentieth century.


Captain Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen 1872 to 1928 At the South pole under the Norwegian flag

five members of scott's expedition team

Ages 11 -16. Roald Amundsen, Douglas Mawson, Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton. A presentation summarizing their achievements and legacies in the Heroic ...

Crew of the Fram 1912, Amundsen centre with bowler hat