Tagged: Amundsen

“Maud” returns to Norway

Norwegian group cleared to bring home Roald Amundsen’s boat in 2013 from Canada It’s been nearly 100 years since the polar expedition ship Maud set sail from Norway, and the ship is slated to...

We hereby plant our beloved flag at the South Pole

The centennial anniversary of Roald Amundsen’s arrival at the South Pole was commemorated Dec. 14, 2011. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon was in attendance at the festivities in the city of Tromsø, known...

Following Amundsen's footsteps

The Norwegian South Pole expedition arrived at the Union Glacier in Antarctica safely on Friday Oct. 28, after a week’s delay. “They landed on Union Glacier at 3:45 p.m. Chilean time, or 8:45 p.m....