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Scott and AmundsenTtempt to restore Amundsen to glory was 1st published in 1979 under the title Scott Amundsen The Last Place on Earth is a complex account of the race for this last great terrestrial goal It's pointedly geared toward demythologizing Scott Tho this was the age of the amateur explorer Amundsen was a professional He left little to chance apprenticed with Eskimos obsessed over every detail While Scott clung fast to the British rule of No skis no dogs Amundsen understood that both were vital to survival They clearly won him the Pole Amundsen in Huntford's view is the last great Viking Scott his bungling. What I learned Don't attempt to be the first person to reach

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FREE READ Scott and Amundsen ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub À On 12141911 the classical age of polar exploration ended when Norway's Roald Amundsen conuered the South Pole His competitor for the prize Britain's Robert Scott arrived a month later but died on the return with four of his men only 11 miles from their next cache of suppOn 12141911 the classical age of polar exploration ended when Norway's Roald Amundsen conuered the South Pole His competitor for the prize Britain's Robert Scott arrived a month later but died on the return with four of his men only 11 miles from their next cache of supplies But it was Scott ironically who became the legend Britain's heroic failure a monument to sheer ambition bull headed persistence His achievement was to perpetuate the romantic myth of the explorer as martyr to glorify suffering self sacrifice as ends in themselves The world promptly forgot about Amundsen Biographer Huntford's a. Reading this book ignited my interest in Antarctica and liter

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Opposite stupidrecklessly incompetent irresponsible in the extreme failings that cost him his teammates their lives Yet for all of Scott's real or exaggerated faults he understood far better than Amundsen the power of a well crafted sentence Scott's diaries were recovered widely published If the world insisted on lionizing Scott it was partly because he told a better story Huntford's bias aside it's clear that both Scott Amundsen were valiant deeply flawed Scotthad set out to be an heroic example Amundsen merely wanted to be 1st at the pole Both had their prayers answered Svenja Soldovieri edited. Not exactly Scott and Amundsen as much as Amundsen with a das