Amundsen



Roald
[roh-ahl] /ˈroʊ ɑl/ (Show IPA), 1872–1928, Norwegian explorer: discovered the South Pole in 1911.
Contemporary Examples

The region of interest is known as the Amundsen Sea Sector, which means climate change is biting Earth in the ASS.
Glaciers Lose 204 Billion Tons of Ice in Three Years Matthew R. Francis October 4, 2014

Historical Examples

Wet days, hard days at sea have their time, too; and Mr. Amundsen and Hilda and Punta ‘renas were a long way behind me.
Sonnie-Boy’s People James B. Connolly

When Amundsen left me he forgot to say where I could best put myself.
The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 Roald Amundsen

In this wonderful world of ice Amundsen has found his own way.
The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 Roald Amundsen

This was the stuff we had thought was egg-yolk on Amundsen’s head the previous night.
The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson

A new ship is being fitted out for Captain Amundsen, who is to proceed shortly with an Arctic exploration party.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, June 27, 1917 Various

He and Amundsen worked away at cutting till they were dripping with perspiration.
Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen

Now I began to see why Amundsen had got up so early; he wanted to escape this process of laying the table, I expect.
The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 Roald Amundsen

Amundsen, apparently, also realized that something was amiss.
Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen

Amundsen had told me something of their arrangements on the way up, and I knew Hassel was responsible for coal, wood, and oil.
The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 Roald Amundsen

noun
Roald (ˈrɔald). 1872–1928, Norwegian explorer and navigator, who was the first man to reach the South Pole (1911)

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