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Roald Amundsens Belgica-dagboek : de eerste Belgische zuidpoolexpeditie

Roald Amundsen (author), Hugo Decleir (editor)

Roald Amundsens Belgica-dagboek : de eerste Belgische zuidpoolexpeditie

Title
Roald Amundsens Belgica-dagboek : de eerste Belgische zuidpoolexpeditie / Roald Amundsen ; onder red. van Hugo Decleir
Author
Roald Amundsen
Editor
Hugo Decleir
Language
Dutch
Original language
Norwegian
Original title
Amundsens dagbog
Publisher
Antwerpen: Hadewijch, 1998
230 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-5240-456-9

About Roald Amundsen

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (UK: , US: ; Norwegian: [ˈruːɑɫ ˈɑmʉnsən] (listen); 16 July 1872 – c. 18 June 1928) was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He was a key figure of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

Born in Borge, Østfold, Norway, Amundsen began his career as a polar explorer as first mate on Adrien de Gerlache's Belgian Antarctic Expedition of 1897–1899. From 1903 to 1906, he led the first expedition to successfully traverse the Northwest Passage on the sloop Gjøa. In 1909, Amundsen began planning for a South Pole expedition. He left Norway in June 1910 on the ship Fram and reached Antarctica in January 1911…Read more on Wikipedia