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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

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    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.

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    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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