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Who was the first man to reach south pole?

A

Tenzing Norgay

B

Robert Perry

C

Roald Amundsen

D

Marco Polo

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Roald Amundsen

The first expedition to reach the geographic South Pole was led by the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. He, Douglas Mawson, and three others arrived at the pole on 14 December 1911, five weeks ahead of a British party led by Robert Falcon Scott as part of the Terra Nova Expedition.

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