Tagged: South Pole

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...

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)....

Ministers get close look at Antarctic ice threat

  TROLL RESEARCH STATION, Antarctica (AP) — A parka-clad band of environment ministers landed in this remote corner of the icy continent on Monday, in the final days of an intense season of climate...

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...