The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912 (Paperback)
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Short Description for The South Pole The first explorer to reach the South Pole recounts the rigors of his expedition.
- Published: 01 December 2000
- Format: Paperback 896 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780815411277 ISBN 10: 0815411278
- Sales rank: 477,506
Full description for The South Pole
Roald Amundsen records his race to be the first man to reach the South Pole. Amundsen's expertise enabled him to succeed where his predecessors, and competitors, did not. His rival Captain Robert F. Scott not only failed to reach the Pole first, but-due to poor preparation and miscalculation-died with the rest of his party on their return trip. The South Pole remains one of the greatest and most important books on polar exploration.