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Author: Julie Karner
ISBN13: 978-0778724681
Title: Roald Amundsen: The Conquest of the South Pole (In the Footsteps of Explorers)
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Language: English
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Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company (November 1, 2006)
Pages: 32

Roald Amundsen: The Conquest of the South Pole (In the Footsteps of Explorers) by Julie Karner



Intended for ages 8-14, this fascinating new book reveals how Amundsen's years of arctic training, expert dog-handling skills. Lexile Measure: IG1080L (What's this?) Series: In the Footsteps of Explorers (Book 20). Paperback: 32 pages. Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company (November 1, 2006). ISBN-13: 978-0778724681. Product Dimensions: . x . x 11 inches.

Roald Amundsen: The Conquest of the South Pole. In the Footsteps of Explorers). St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree, 2007. ISBN 978-0-7787-2468-1 (pb., ISBN 978-0-7787-2432-2 (rl. Subject Headings: Amundsen, Roald, arctica-Juvenile literature. Each book is 32 pages long and comprised of 10 two-page chapters, followed by a glossary for bolded words and an index. The history is thoroughly explained and, on the part of the Spanish, Portuguese and French explorers, acknowledges their brutality towards the indigenous peoples, and the resulting enslavement and deaths of millions of people. The exception is Roald Amundsen: The Conquest of the South Pole.

Author : Julie Karner. Publisher : Crabtree Publishing Co,canada. Intended for ages 9-12, this fascinating new book 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. Users who liked this book, also liked. Scott And Amundsen: The Last Place on Earth (English).

Series: In the Footsteps of Explorers. 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. see all 2 descriptions.

Disappointed to learn that Americans Peary and Henson had reached the long-sought after North Pole before him, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, set out secretly for the South Pole in 1910. the race to discover the South Pole was on! This fascinating new book 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 rival. Author: Karner, Julie.

Intended for ages 8-14, this fascinating new book 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.

In 1909, the South Pole was the last of the great geographical challenges. A fierce battle for its control was expected between the US and the British Empire. However, the leading American Polar explorers Cook and Peary at the time focused on reaching the Arctic. Scott was not in a hurry. After hearing about the conquest of the North Pole, Roald Amundsen, from Norway, decided to change routes, and secretly drove his ship, Fram, toward Antarctica. As early as in February 1911, he hosted British officers in a camp on the Ross Ice Shelf. Like other Norwegian polar explorers of the time, Amundsen became closely acquainted with the Eskimos’ adaptation to the rigors of extreme cold.

On December 14, 1911, Norwegian Roald Amundsen became the first person to reach the South Pole and secured his place in history as one of the great explorers. Exploration infuses everything we do at Viking River Cruises and so we celebrate this accomplishment of courage, determination and careful planning. Luck we call i. - - Roald Amundsen

Intended for ages 8-14, this fascinating new book 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.