Polar Explorers

The Norge flight (1926)

The Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile Transpolar Flight over the North Pole.

The dirigible "Norge" was in the air for 72 hours from Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard to Teller, Alaska.

Birger L. Gottwaldt
Emil Horgen
Finn Malmgren
Fredrik Ramm
Fridtjof Storm-Johnsen
Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen
Italian crew on the Norge
Lincoln Ellsworth
Oscar Omdal
Oscar Wisting
Roald Amundsen
Umberto Nobile

"Victory awaits him, who has everything in order - luck we call it.  Defeat is definitely due for him, who has neglected to take the necessary precautions - bad luck we call it"

Roald Amundsen

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