- from Antarctica
Today, shortwave radios, snowmobiles, and aerial photography help scientists as they explore Antarctica. But in the early 1900s, exploring was a dangerous business.
That didn’t stop three daring explorers—Roald Amundsen, Robert Falcon Scott, and Ernest Shackleton—who all hoped to be the first to reach the South Pole. One achieved the goal. Another got close. And the third died trying.