Roald Amundsen and his team at South Pole

Roald Amundsen and his team at South Pole

Roald Amundsen, Helmer Hanssen, Sverre Hassel and Oscar Wisting (l–r) at “Polheim”, the tent erected at the South Pole on 16 December 1911. The top flag is the Flag of Norway; the bottom is marked “Fram”, the name of the polar exploration ship. Photograph by Olav Bjaaland, one of the first five men to reach the South Pole as part of Amundsen’s South Pole expedition.

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