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Trace the steps of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen with William Thayer 

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Get a glimpse into the life of a legendary Norwegian explorer during a presentation of Roald Amundsen by guest lecturer William Thayer. Amundsen shines as one of the greatest adventurers in history and is widely considered the most successful among his peers during the Heroic Age of polar exploration. In his illuminating lecture, William explores Amundsen’s accomplishments—the first to reach the South Pole, the first to navigate the Northwest Passage and the first to see the North Pole on a flight across the Arctic Ocean—while also answering viewers’ questions.

Get a glimpse into the life of a legendary Norwegian explorer during a presentation of Roald Amundsen by guest lecturer William Thayer. Amundsen shines as one of the greatest adventurers in history and is widely considered the most successful among his peers during the Heroic Age of polar exploration. In his illuminating lecture, William explores Amundsen’s accomplishments—the first to reach the South Pole, the first to navigate the Northwest Passage and the first to see the North Pole on a flight across the Arctic Ocean—while also answering viewers’ questions.

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