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Roald Amundsen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Roald Amundsen Norwegian explorer who was the first to traverse the Northwest Passage and in 1911 the first to reach the South Pole (1872-1928)
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Usage

In literature:

The Opening of Roald Amundsen's Manuscript.
"The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2" by Roald Amundsen
The Norwegian explorer, Roald Amundsen, is preparing for a trip to the North Pole in 1918.
"Mr. Punch's History of the Great War" by Punch
Roald Amundsen, a brave Norwegian, reached the South Pole on December 14, 1911, after suffering many hardships.
"Where We Live" by Emilie Van Beil Jacobs
Captain Roald Amundsen taking Sights at the South Pole .
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
Amundsen, Captain Roald, makes the North-West Passage, 145.
"Adventurers of the Far North" by Stephen Leacock
The South Pole was discovered by Roald Amundsen, who was born in Norway in 1872.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
AMUNDSEN, Captain Roald, Norwegian polar explorer, born at Borge, Norway, 16th July, 1872.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
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In news:

Notable deaths in arts, A to M. The Life of Roald Amundsen by Stephen Bown: Review.
The Life of Roald Amundsen by Stephen Bown (Da Capo, $26) Just a little more than a century ago, there were four unmapped corners of the world: the Northwest Passage, the Northeast Passage, the South Pole, and the North Pole.
Roald Amundsen claims the South Pole for Norway.
Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations, and the Quest for Discovery.
Long-distance swimmer and author Lynne Cox traces the path of polar explorer Roald Amundsen – just in time for the centennial of his arrival at the South Pole.
Roald Amundsen stuck the Norwegian flag into the South Pole on December 14, 1911.
Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations, and the Quest for Discovery.
Roald Amundsen stuck the Norwegian flag into the South Pole on December 14, 1911.
1906 Roald Amundsen Artifacts PBS.
Robert Falcon Scott stayed here on Mount Erebus in South Pole race with Roald Amundsen.
Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer, Roald Amundsen, Edvard Munch, Henrik Ibsen, Morten Harket, Trude Mostue — your boys took one helluva beating.
One hundred years ago today, Roald Amundsen reached the south pole riding on a dogsled, eating pemmican, and wearing sealskins.
The first of its kind for adaptive athletes -- will celebrate Roald Amundsen's inaugural voyage there 100 years ago.
Visiting the South Pole One hundred years ago today, Roald Amundsen reached the south pole riding on a dogsled.
This heavily revised Toyota Tacoma has been built to drive straight into the record books when it heads for the South Pole this December, exactly 100 years after explorer Roald Amundsen became the first person to reach it.
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