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Farthest north : the epic adventure of a visionary explorer

Author: Fridtjof Nansen
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"If Outside magazine had been around during the first turn of the century, Fridtjof Nansen would have been its No. 1 cover boy."--The Chicago Sun-Times In September of 1893, Norwegian zoologist  Read more...

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Named Person: Fridtjof Nansen; Fridtjof Nansen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fridtjof Nansen
ISBN: 9781602392373 1602392374
OCLC Number: 175289973
Notes: "Originally published in two volumens by Harper & Brothers in 1897"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: xix, 678 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Introduction --
ch. 2. Preparations and equipment --
ch. 3. The start --
ch. 4. Farewell to Norway --
ch. 5. Voyage through the Kara Sea --
ch. 6. The winter night --
ch. 7. The spring and summer of 1894 --
ch. 8. Second autumn in the ice --
ch. 9. We prepare for the sledge expedition --
ch. 10. The new year 1895 --
ch. 11. We make a start --
ch. 12. We say good-bye to the Fram --
ch. 13. A hard struggle --
ch. 14. By sledge and kayak --
ch. 15. Land at last --
ch. 16. The new year 1896 --
ch. 17. The journey southwards --
ch. 18. March 15th to June 22nd, 1895 --
ch. 19. June 23rd to August 15th, 1895 --
ch. 20. August 15th, 1895, to January 1st, 1896 --
ch. 21. January 1st to May 17th, 1896 --
ch. 22. The third summer --
Conclusion / Fridtjof Nansen.
Other Titles: Fram over Polhavet.
Responsibility: Fridtjof Nansen.
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