Tagged: Roald Amundsen

Hunt is on for polar explorer Amundsen’s seaplane

On Aug. 25 Norway’s navy set sail for the Barents Sea to track down the missing plane used by legendary polar explorer Roald Amundsen, who disappeared 81 years ago and hopefully resolve one of the...

The search for Roald Amundsen’s sea plane

A large-scale expedition leaves the port of Tromsø on Aug 30 for the Barents Sea to search for polar explorer Roald Amundsen’s sea plane, named Latham 47. Amundsen disappeared in the plane 80 years...

Langlo’s North a “standout winner” at Tribeca

On May 1 Norwegian director Rune Denstad Langlo was awarded a $25,000 cash prize for Best New Narrative Filmmaker at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival, where the jury of – among others – actors Meg...

Norway renews search for South Pole conqueror

OSLO (AP) — Norway plans to resume the search for South Pole conqueror Roald Amundsen’s plane 81 years after it vanished during an Arctic rescue mission, the Royal Norwegian Navy announced Monday (Feb. 23)....

History repeats itself as Norwegians win South Pole Race

Source: www.amundsenomega3southpolerace.com In the steps of Roald Amundsen, Team Missing Link has won the historic Amundsen Omega 3 South Pole Race arriving at the South Pole at approximately 7pm on Wednesday 21st January, having...

Remembering an icon

Norwegian Roald Amundsen still honored 80 years later   By Erik Sundholm Norwegian American Weekly How do you honor a national icon, when one day they just up and disappear?  Norwegians, from the government...