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Roald Amundsen

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Becci Maney

on 21 September 2010

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Roald Amundsen's life ROALD AMUDSEN In 1872-1928 he was the first Norwegian polar explorer to reach the South Pole. His first experience in the Antarctic was with Adrien de Gerlache in 1899 Crew of the Fram 1912 - Amundsen centre with bowler hat He originally began a career studying medicine at the University of Christiana. he was planning to be the first to the north pole. he found out that robert peary had beaten him. Answers, Roald Amundsen, viewed 17th August 2010,
http://www.answers.com/topic/roald-amundsen Websites of infomation !! Cool Antarctica, Map of Roald amundsen's route to the South Pole 1911, viewed 17th August ,2010,
http://www.coolantarctica.com/Antarctica%20fact%20file/History/images/amundsen_map1.htm Gjoa Voyage of the Gjoa http://www.gjoahaven.com/roald-amundsen-gjoa.htm Main Achievment Main achievment is to be the first to the North Pole. In 1909, Admiral Robert E. Peary had beat him to the North Pole. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_was_Roald_Amundsen's_achievements_in_the_South_Pole Roald Amundsen's achievment was important because,
he was trying to make a record by going to the North pole and ended up going to Antartica instead. The effect of his achievment
was, the message for people to believe
in themselves, and follow their dreams. Roald Amundsen's achievment was important because,
he was trying to make a record, by going to the North Pole
and ended up going to Antartica instead. He was born in 1872. Gjoa was the ship that he voyaged around the world. It was named after the island ''Gjoa Haven''. He then traveled to Antartica on the Gjoa!
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