By: Roald Amundsen (1872-1928)
The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the Fram, 1910-12
In contrast to Scott’s South Pole expedition, Amundsen’s expedition benefited from good equipment, appropriate clothing, and a fundamentally different primary task (Amundsen did no surveying on his route south and is known to have taken only two photographs) Amundsen had a better understanding of dogs and their handling, and he used of skis more effectively. He pioneered an entirely new route to the Pole and they returned. In Amundsen’s own words: “Victory awaits him who has everything in order — luck, people call it...
|(Dutch) Aan de Zuidpool De Aarde en haar Volken, 1913|
|(Dutch) De Noordwestelijke Doorvaart De Aarde en haar Volken, 1909|
|The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian antarctic expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912 — Volume 1|