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Diary entry: 19 - Five of us have become the first people to reach the South Pole. It has been a long and hard journey. We have left a small tent and flag here.
Explanatory caption: Poleheim, Roald Amundsen's team of five reach the South Pole for the first time on the 14th of December 1911. They left a tent with the Norwegian flag and a flag of the Fram flying above it, inside was a message for Scott and a letter for King Haakon of Norway.