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Life and adventures of Nansen, the great Arctic explorer

James Alexander Bain

Life and adventures of Nansen, the great Arctic explorer

by James Alexander Bain

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Published by The Walter Scott Pub. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Explorers,
  • Biography,
  • Discovery and exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Arthur Bain
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 449 p. :
    Number of Pages449
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26573073M

    I’m in awe of all the explorers who came before me. Those who are making my own journey into the Arctic possible. And it’s to these explorers I give my utmost thanks. 10 Arctic Adventurers You Should Know 1. Fridtjof Nansen. Fridtjof Nansen was born in in Norway and was a Norweigan explorer. He became a household name after reaching a.   Fridtjof Nansen. Fridtjof Nansen was the first man to cross Greenland’s ice cap. He also sailed farther north in the Arctic Ocean than any man before him. That’s pretty awesome. He and a colleague even endured nine winter months in a hut made of stones and walrus hides, surviving solely off polar bears and walruses.

      If you are a fan of Arctic and Antarctic adventure stories then this is one you don't want to miss. The great explorer Fridtjof Nansen left Norway in on the Fram, a ship especially designed to withstand the pressure of the frozen northern sea. Nansen's intention was to Reviews:   That’s certainly how I came to think about the Arctic as setting when I was writing my latest novel The North Water, a book about a murderer on a 19th-century Arctic whaling ship.

    Henry M. Yaple, the chief librarian at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., spent 11 years assembling a massive bibliography of skiing. The goal was to list every book, dissertation, film video and piece of software published on skiing, in English, between and   Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer who was the first to reach the South Pole, the first to make a ship voyage through the Northwest Passage, and one of the first to cross the Arctic by air. He was one of the greatest figures in the field of polar exploration. .


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