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Roald Amundsen : the conquest of the South Pole / Julie Karner.

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  • ISBN: 0778724689 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 32p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., 2007.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ends of the earth -- Exploring th the poles -- Antarctic dreams -- One man's dream -- Conquering the passage -- Life at sea -- On to the South Pole -- Life in Antarctica -- By air, sea, and land -- After Amundsen -- Amundsen's legacy -- Glossary and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Reveals how Amundsen's years of arctic training, expert dog-handling skills, and luck in finding a quicker route, allowed him to reach the South Pole more than a month before his closest rivals."--From source other than the Library of Congress
Subject: Amundsen, Roald, 1872-1928 > Travel > Antarctica > Juvenile literature.
Antarctica > Discovery and exploration > Norwegian > Juvenile literature.
South Pole > Discovery and exploration > Norwegian > Juvenile literature.

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