Amundsen
biographical name Roald 1872-1928 Norwegian polar explorer

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  • Amundsen — may refer to: * Roald Amundsen, the Norwegian polar explorer, or his namesakes: ** in the Antarctic: *** Amundsen Scott South Pole Station *** Amundsen Glacier, descending from the Queen Maud Mountains to the Ross Ice Shelf. *** Amundsen Sea, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Amundsen — Amundsen,   Roald, norwegischer Polarforscher, * Borge (Östfold) 16. 7. 1872, ✝ Juni 1928; nahm 1897 99 als Steuermann an der belgischen Südpolarexpedition unter Amundsen de Gerlache teil. Nach wissenschaftlicher Vorbereitung in Deutschland (v. a …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Amundsen — (izg. àmundsen), Roald Engelbreht (1872 1928) DEFINICIJA norveški istraživač polarnih krajeva, prvi stigao do Južnog pola (1911) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Amundsen — Amundsen, Roald Engebrecht …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Amundsen — (Roald) (1872 1928) explorateur norvégien, le premier à avoir atteint le pôle Sud (14 déc. 1911). Il disparut en portant secours à Nobile …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Amundsen — [ä′moon sən] Roald [rō′äl] 1872 1928; Norw. explorer: first person to reach the South Pole (1911) …   English World dictionary

  • Amundsen — Dieser Artikel behandelt den Polarforscher Roald Amundsen. Zur Beschreibung der Brigg Roald Amundsen siehe Roald Amundsen (Schiff). Amundsen am Südpol Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (* 16. Juli 1872 in der Kommune Borge, heute Fredrikstad, in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Amundsen — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Jens Amundsen (c. 1821 c. 1893), armateur norvégien ; Roald Amundsen (1913 1985), footballeur norvégien ; Roald Amundsen (1872 1928),… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Amundsen — n. family name; Roald Amundsen (1872 1928), Norwegian explorer who was the first to discover the South Pole in 1911 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Amundsen — noun Norwegian explorer who was the first to traverse the Northwest Passage and in 1911 the first to reach the South Pole (1872 1928) • Syn: ↑Roald Amundsen • Instance Hypernyms: ↑explorer, ↑adventurer …   Useful english dictionary

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