Nansen and Amundsen


Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen

“Dr Nansen said that the secret of [Amundsen’s] success was that he acquired knowledge and then bought his ship, instead of doing what most explorers had done, bought the ship first and then acquired the requisite information…”
The Times, 12 February, 1907

About Ernest Shackleton

Polar Explorer. Leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917.
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