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On December 14, 1911, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole. He and his five-person team (and 16 dogs) beat English explorer Robert Scott to the pole by about a month. All of Amundsen's crew and 11 dogs returned safely to basecamp in mid-January. Scott was less fortunate. He and his team died just 11 miles from a resupply camp.
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