March 7, 1912: Amundsen and the Fram return to civilization

–from Amundsen’s account, “To the South Pole”- “Meanwhile we were nearing a pilot station, and a bustling little motor launch swung alongside.  ‘Want a pilot, captain?’  On positively started at the sound of the first new human voice.  communication with the outer world was again established.  The pilot–a brisk, good-humored old man–looked about him in … More March 7, 1912: Amundsen and the Fram return to civilization