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Amundsen, Roald

Pronunciation: /ˈämənsən/
(1872–1928), Norwegian explorer. Amundsen was the first to navigate the Northwest Passage (1903–06), during which expedition he located the site of the magnetic North Pole. In 1911, he became the first person to reach the South Pole.

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Syllabification: A·mund·sen, Roald

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