Fridtjof Nansen in the Frozen World: The Fram Expedition (Paperback)

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By Fridtjof Nansen (Other), S. L. Berens (Editor)
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To quote the lengthy title page when this book was originally published in 1897: "The 'Fram' Expedition, Nansen in the Frozen World, preceded by a biography of the great explorer and copious extracts from Nansen's First Crossing of Greenland; also an account by Elvind Astrup of life among people near the pole, and his journey across northern Greenland with Lieutenant Robert E. Peary, United States Navy, arranged and edited by S. L. Berens, Cand. Ph.D. Followed by a brief history of the principal earlier arctic explorations from the Ninth Century to the Peary Expedition, including those of Cabot, Frobisher, Bering, Sir John Franklin, Kane, Hayes, Hall, Nordenskjold, Nareds, Schwatka, DeLong, Greely, and others; by John E. Read, Assistant Editor of the Columbian Cyclopedia.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781410209832
ISBN-10: 1410209830
Publisher: University Press of the Pacific
Publication Date: December 3rd, 2003
Pages: 536
Language: English