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Roald Amundsen, Norwegian Polar Explorer and first person to the South Pole

In Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian Polar Explorer, found that the north magnetic pole had moved. In 1831 James Clark Ross discovered the north magnetic pole.

The last tedious degree to the South Pole, 2013.

The last tedious degree to the South Pole,

Extreme How-To: Visiting the South Pole

The South Pole.No surprise that many disappearances happen here as this is Antarctica. The fact that the sun disappears for long stretches of the year are proof enough of paranormal activity.

South Pole, Antarctica

Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in the summer season. The new elevated Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station is now complete. In the foreground is the ceremonial South Pole and the flags for the original 12 signatory nations to Antarctic Treaty.

Visit the South Pole

Welcome to the South Pole - Just like the welcome sign you see whenever you enter a city, a visitor to the South Pole is greeted by a sign too. This sign is located near a marker which identifies the exact geographical location of the South Pole.

1911, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first to reach the South Pole.

On this day in Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first to reach the South Pole.

South Pole, Antarctica

South Pole, Antarctica

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A half a mile below the surface of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, in a lake that hasn’t been touched by sunshine or wind in millions of years, life goes on.

On Dec 14 1911, the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first to reach the South Pole – narrowly beating the British team led by Captain Robert Scott | Picture: Illustrated London News

On Dec 14 the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first to reach the South Pole – narrowly beating the British team led by Captain Robert Scott