Tuesday, January 18, 2011

South Pole

Taking an observation at the pole, In: The South Pole, by Roald Amundsen, 1872-1928. P. 112, Volume II, Library Call Number M82.1/99 A529sWe want other governments to get the word out that people should not simply show up at the South Pole.

-- Evan Bloom, a State Department official, on the prospect of tourists and adventurers making their own journeys to honor the arrivals 100 years ago of Robert Scott and Roald Amundsen, New York Times, 16 January 2011

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