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Cold Recall: Reflections of a Polar Explorer

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Cold Recall: Reflections of a Polar Explorer

Time: February 1, 2012 to April 22, 2012
Location: Swansea Museum
Street: Victoria Rd
City/Town: Swansea SA1 1SN
Website or Map: http://www.swansea.gov.uk
Phone: 01792 653763
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Swansea Museum
Latest Activity: Feb 1, 2012

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Cold Recall: Reflections of a Polar Explorer, is a photo exhibit and a celebration of the 100th anniversary of Roald Amundsen's journey to become the 1st explorer to reach the South Pole.  Roald Amundsen led the featured South Pole expedition from 1910 to 1912.  The exhibition features images from the lantern slides used by Amundsen in his talks and public lectures and will illustrate the challenges of arctic exploration in the early 20th Century and provides a unique look at the daily lives of polar explorers.  The exhibit is on loan from Norway's Fram Museum.

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