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Roald Amundsen

Explorer (16-Jul-1872 — 18-Jun-1928)


Roald Amundsen. My Life as an Explorer. Garden City, NY: Country Life Press. 1927.

Roald Amundsen. Roald Amundsen: My Life as an Explorer. Doubleday, Dord & Co.. 1928. 282pp. Translation of Mitt liv som polarforsker.

Roald Amundsen. Translated by Lincoln Ellsworth. Our Polar Flight: The Amundsen-Ellsworth Polar Flight. Dodd, Mead and Co.. 1925. 373pp.

Roald Amundsen. Translated by Arthur G. Chater. The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912. J. Murray. 1913. 392pp.

Lynne Cox. South with the Sun: Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations, and the Quest for Discovery. Alfred A. Knopf. 2011. 320pp.

Roland Huntford. Scott and Amundsen. Hodder and Stoughton. 1979. 665pp.

David Thomson. Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen: Ambition and Tragedy in the Antarctic. Thunder's Mouth Press. 2002. 352pp.

Charles Turley. Roald Amundsen, Explorer. London: Methuen. 1935. 218pp.

J. Gordon Vaeth. To the Ends of the Earth: The Explorations of Roald Amundsen. Harper & Row. 1962. 219pp.


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  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.19)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.42)

  9. Who's Who in Aviation History (p.10)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.14)

  11. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.382)

  12. A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists (p.11)

  13. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.29)

  14. Legends in Their Own Time (p.7)

  15. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.11)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.160)

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