Norway marks 100 years since South Pole trek

Explorer Roald Amundsen and his team were first to arrive at southernmost tip of the globe in 1911.

    They planted a Norwegian flag at the pole to mark their epic victory over British adventurer Robert Scott.

    On Wednesday, Norway's prime minister and several hundred scientists and adventurers gathered at the South Pole to celebrate the 100-year-old conquest.

    Al Jazeera's Bhanu Bhatnagar reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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