Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole in 1911
人类首次登上南极
   2006-12-14 10:44:28       CRIENGLISH.com

Thought for Today:

Adventure is just bad planning.--Roald Amundsen
冒险只是没有计划好的旅行。--罗尔德·阿蒙森

Today's Highlight in History:

1911: Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen was successful in reaching the South Pole on December 14, became the first person to reach the South Pole.
1911年12月14日,挪威探险家罗尔德·阿蒙森成功到达南极,成为第一位登上南极的人。

1994: The ground breaking of The Three Gorges Dam began on December 14. The Three Gorges Dam will be the largest hydropower station and dam in the world, with a 1.2 mile stretch of concrete and a 370 mile-long reservoir and 525 feet deep.
1994年12月14日,长江三峡工程正式开工。工程完成后,三峡将成为世界上最大的水力发电站,拥有1.2英里长的混凝土纵向围堰、370英里长、525英尺深的水库。



Share

               
Recommend


CRIENGLISH.com claims the copyright of all material and information produced originally by our staff. All rights reserved. Reproduction of text for non-commercial purposes only is permitted provided that both the source and author are acknowledged and a notifying email is sent to us.

CRIENGLISH.com holds neither liability nor responsibility for materials attributed to any other source. Such information is provided as reportage and dissemination of information but does not necessarily reflect the opinion of or endorsement by CRI.

Google
Web en.chinabroadcast.cn
 Also on our site
China | World
• Russian Natural Gas Supplies to Balkans Halted
• Three Israeli Soldiers Killed in Friendly Fire in Gaza
• Polanski's Lawyers Seek to Have Sex Case Dismissed
• Foreign Journalists still Not Allowed into Gaza
• US VP-elect Joe Biden to Visit Pakistan
• China Curbs Overseas Trips on Public Expense
Business | Sports | SciTech
• China Issues Long-awaited 3G Licenses
• Wahaha, Danone Start Trademark Arbitration
• GM Reports 31 Percent Sales Decline in U.S. Market
• Call for More Overseas Talents
• Bulgarian Figure Skating Champion Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison
• China's Mission to Mars Set for Take-off
Life | Showbiz
• A Seemingly Endless Scandal
• Asian Art Top Show Kicks off in Beijing
• Behind-the-Scene Photos of "Look for a Star"
• Universal Pictures Movies Set New B.O. Record in 2008
• Tan Dun's Deep Pool of talent
• Top 10 Shows in 2008 
Webcast
• China Drive, Afternoon, 2009-01-07
• China Drive, Afternoon, 2009-01-06
• China Drive, Morning, 2009-01-06
• Official Property Declaration System
• India handed over evidence of Mumbai attacks to Pakistan
• EU delegation holds talks to push for a cease-fire in Gaza
• Mubarak Meets with EU Troika on Gaza Situation
• Bush says any Gaza ceasefire must stop Hamas rocket fire
 
View the Messages
Director: Liu Chi    Designer: Zhang Nan
Pagemaker: VJ  &  Wang Dandan