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First crossing of Greenland

Author: Fridtjof Nansen
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, [2011?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This two-volume work chronicles the first successful crossing of the Greenland interior by Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930) and five colleagues over two months in 1888. The books cover their journey to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Fridtjof Nansen; Fridtjof Nansen; Fridtjof Nansen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fridtjof Nansen
ISBN: 1108031099 9781108031097
OCLC Number: 858661040
Language Note: Translation of: Paa ski over Grønland. London ; New York : Longmans, Green, and Co., 1890.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction J. Scott Keltie; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The equipment; 3. 'Ski' and 'skiloebning'; 4. The voyage to Iceland; 5. Cruising in the ice; 6. The bladder-nose seal and its capture; 7. Life on the 'Jason'; 8. Attempt to land - drifting in the ice; 9. Still drifting; 10. The ice-belt of the east coast of Greenland, and some account of previous attempts to penetrate it; 11. The east coast of Greenland; 12. The east coast - an Eskimo encampment; 13. The east coast - another stage northwards; 14. The east coast - further dealings with the Eskimo; 15. Our last encampment on the east coast; 16. Previous attempts at exploration of the 'inland ice'.
Other Titles: Paa ski over Grønland.
Responsibility: Fridtjof Nansen.

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