14 Dec 2011

Celebrations at South Pole mark Heroic Age centenary

From Morning Report, 7:57 am on 14 December 2011

It's a hundred years today since the first explorers reached the South Pole. The Norwegian explorer, Roald Amundsen, and his team of four, arrived at the Pole on this day a century ago, beating a British team led by Captain Robert Falcon Scott by just over a month.