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Amundsen, Roald

Line breaks: Roald Am¦und|sen
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːmʊnds(ə)n
 
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Definition of Amundsen, Roald in English:

( 1872–1928), Norwegian explorer. Amundsen was the first to navigate the North-West Passage (1903-6), during which expedition he located the site of the magnetic north pole. In 1911 he became the first to reach the South Pole.

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