Adolf Lindstrøm (1866 – 1933) from Hammerfest was the chef for Roald Amundsen on the polar ship “Gjoa” which was the first to sail through the Northwest Passage, and Amundsen’s famous expedition to the South Pole.
Roald Amundsen led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to (undisputedly) reach the North Pole in 1926. He is also known as the first to traverse the Northwest Passage (1903-06). He disappeared in June 1928 while taking part in a rescue mission.
"Roald Amundsens Sydpolekspedisjon 1910 - 1912 - om filmen og det ikoniske fotografiet" av Roald Amundsen
Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (1872-1928) Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to reach the North Pole in 1926.