(16 Jul 1872 - 16 Jun 1928)
Science Quotes by Roald Amundsen (1 quote)
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Glittering white, shining blue, raven black … the land looks like a fairytale. Pinnacle after pinnacle, peak after peak—crevassed, wild as any land on our globe, it lies, unseen and untrodden. It is a wonderful feeling to travel along it.
— Roald Amundsen
Quotes by others about Roald Amundsen (1)
For scientific leadership, give me Scott; for swift and efficient travel, Amundsen; but when you are in a hopeless situation, when there seems to be no way out, get on your knees and pray for Shackleton.
- 16 Jul - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Amundsen's birth.