Cook / carpenter
- Amundsen/Fram - first successful expedition to reach the South Pole
- 1910-11 Fram
was the youngest member of the expedition at only 20 years.
said of him "This was well done for a lad of twenty. I wish we had many
Landmarks named after Karinius Olsen
Description: Rugged crags surmounting a small but conspicuous
mountain block that projects into the E side of Amundsen Glacier
just N of Epler Glacier, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Mapped by USGS
from surveys and USN air photos, 1960-64. Named by US-ACAN for
Karinius Olsen, cook on the Fram, the ship of Amundsen's
Norwegian expedition of 1910-12. This naming preserves the spirit of
Amundsen's 1911 commemoration of "Mount K. Olsen," a name applied
for an unidentifiable mountain in the general area.
Variant Name(s) - Mount K. Olsen