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100 years ago; Amundson at the pole

Discussion in 'The Great Outdoors' started by 4spurs, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. 4spurs

    4spurs One of the Regulars

    Amnundson and crew at the S. Pole

    http://[​IMG] Adolph Lindstrom, Framheim cook and major domo

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

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

    http://[​IMG] Amundson became the first to sail the northwest passage in this small boat.
  2. 4spurs

    4spurs One of the Regulars

    The beauty of the Antarctic, Lake Vanda

    http://[​IMG]http://[​IMG] Amundson liked hats! Who knew!
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  3. 4spurs

    4spurs One of the Regulars

    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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