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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.

Roald Amundsen

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to reach the North Pole in

Fridtjof Nansen, an Adventuring Norwegian. A 'Thomas Edison' figure in Scandinavia- He acted as primary player by making diplomatic break of Norway  Sweden in the early 1900s. Hence,17th of Mai! A Man definitely Worth Googling!  Hero of Norge!

Fridtjof Nansen, an Adventuring Norwegian. A 'Thomas Edison' figure in Scandinavia- He acted as primary player by making diplomatic break of Norway Sweden in the early of Mai! A Man definitely Worth Googling!

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.

The Gjoa, the ship sailed by Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen through the Northwest Passage in 1906, is now protected by a special structure at the Fram Museum in Oslo, Norway. (PHOTO BY ALEX BOYD)

The "Gjoa", the ship sailed by Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen through the Northwest Passage in is now protected by a special structure at the Fram Museum in Oslo, Norway. (PHOTO BY ALEX BOYD)

1915, sledge dog Bummer standing in harness on the ice.

Ernest Shackleton’s failed expedition to South Pole

South Pole Antarctica

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.

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