Who led the first successful expedition to the south pole?

Answer On Dec. 14, 1911, Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian polar explorer, was the first to reach the South Pole. Embarking in secret, he beat Englishman Robert Scott to the Antarctic location by a month.Source... Read More »

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What year did Roald Amundsen lead an expedition to the South Pole?

Ronald Amundsen was the Norwegian leader of an expedition to the South Pole. The group reached their destination in 1911, according to the University of Chicago. One month later a British group led... Read More »

Is more of the earth's ice located in the south pole or the north pole?

More of the Earth's ice is located at the South Pole rather than the North Pole. The North Pole sits on top of an ocean of water that never completely freezes which, along with air currents, helps ... Read More »

Do penguins live in the North Pole or the South Pole?

According to Antarctic Connection, penguins only live in the South Pole, which is the Antarctic region. Guillaume Dargaud's Penguins website explains that the reason there are no penguins in the Ar... Read More »

Does a compass point to the North Pole or the South Pole?

The needle in a traditional compass points to the earth's magnetic North Pole. There is also a geographic North Pole that is in a slightly different location. There are some GPS compasses that poin... Read More »