SOUTH POLE, ANTARCTICA; Roald Amunsden and his Norwegan party were the first to set foot here at the pole. Robert F. Scott led an English expedition and arrived just over a month later. Amundsen made it back home. Scott and his party died on the way back across the continent.
SOUTH POLE, ANTARCTICA; Right next to the ceremonial South Pole is the 'actual' or Geographic South Pole.
SOUTH POLE, ANTARCTICA; It wasn't until my third day here that I actually made a visit out to the specific point of the South Pole. This is the ceremonial South Pole, with the flags of the founding nations of the Antarctic Treaty.