TIL The tent and some equipment used at the South Pole by the Norwegian expedition led by Roald Amundsen on 14 December 1911 is still there, buried beneath 17 meters of snow.

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  1. [The precise location of the tent is unknown, but based on calculations of the rate of movement of the ice and the accumulation of snow, it is believed, as of 2010, to lie between 1.8 and 2.5 km (1.1 and 1.5 miles) from the Pole at a depth of 17 m (56 ft) below the present surface.](https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/polar-record/article/present-location-of-the-tent-that-roald-amundsen-left-behind-at-the-south-pole-in-december-1911/0EA9B5749D302178D4E2A7A67B3F5214)

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