First woman Arctic explorer, Josephine Peary, wife of Robert Peary, was a First Lady of the Arctic, “Mother of the Snow Baby,” and a veteran of half a dozen polar expeditions who’d outlived her husband by three decades.
Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (1872-1928) Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to reach the North Pole in 1926.
Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. Photo from the Expedition [group portrait], 1911-1914. Photos include Correll, Hurley, Mawson, McLean, Mertz, Moyes, Watson and Wild. State Library of NSW.