The South Pole
by Roald Amundsen
Number of pages: 610
The South Pole by Roald Amundsen tells the story of the author's trek to the South Pole. Roald Amundsen led the first expedition to reach the South Pole, on December 14, 1911. He tells how the team endured frostbite, snow blindness, and other horrors to reach their destination.
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