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    100 years ago; Amundson at the pole




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    Amnundson and crew at the S. Pole

    http:// Adolph Lindstrom, Framheim cook and major domo

    http:// The Fram, Oslo Norway, a remarkable wooden ship that sailed the waters of both polar seas, concieved of F.Nansen, designed by Colin Archer.

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    Amundson's childhood home near Oslo where he grew up with his four brothers and his seafaring father.

    http:// Amundson became the first to sail the northwest passage in this small boat.

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    The beauty of the Antarctic, Lake Vanda

    http://http:// Amundson liked hats! Who knew!
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    Today, December 14, 2011 is the 100th anniversary of Amundson making it to the S. Pole --one place that Europeans can actually claim to have "discovered."

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