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Fridtjof Nansen.

Francis Noel-Baker

Fridtjof Nansen.

by Francis Noel-Baker

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Published by Adam & Charles Black in London .
Written in English


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SeriesLives to remember
The Physical Object
Pagination94p.
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13934792M

Fridtjof Nansen Elementary School, Chicago, IL has members. Colonial Village - Pullman Area;. London: George Newnes, Book. Illus. by About One Hundred and Twenty Full Page and Numerous Text Illustrations and Coloured Plate in Facsimile from Dr. Nansen's Own Sketches, Portrait and Maps.

Fridtjof Nansen's Farthest north: being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship "Fram" and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey by Fridtjof Nansen (Book) 75 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Dr Fridtjof Nansen books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

In later life the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work, the Norwegian explorer and scientist Fridtjof Nansen (–) led the team that in made the first successful crossing of Greenland's interior. Get this from a library! Life and explorations of Fridtjof Nansen. [J Arthur Bain] -- Biography of Fridtjof Nansen; later published, almost unchanged, as Life and adventure of Nansen, the great Arctic explorer.


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Nansen captivated readers by his brilliant exploits, and “lifted the veil which concealed the secrets of the North Polar regions.” Nansen's Fram expedition was an – attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen () to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean/5(36).

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Fridtjof Nansen’s father died inand it was largely consideration for his aged parent’s failing health during the last few years that delayed Nansen’s setting out on his Greenland expedition.

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Author of Fram over Polhavet, The first crossing of Greenland, Fridtjof Nansen's "Farthest north", Nord i tåkeheimen, Eskimoliv, Siberien ein Zukunftsland, The Norwegian North Polar Expedition Scientific Results, Armenia and the Near East.

First published in English inthis book by Norwegian explorer and scientist Fridtjof Nansen () recounts the first crossing of the Greenland interior inan expedition that took two months.

Learning from previous failed attempts, Nansen suggested crossing from the uninhabited east to the inhabited west of Greenland, an innovation that proved successful.3/5(1).

Fridtjof Nansen. Fridtjof Nansen () was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He retired from exploration after his harrowing journey to the north pole, but he continued to study marine life and oceanography.

"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 ofNorwegian zoologist Fridtjof Nansen and crew manned the schooner Fram, intending to drift, frozen in the Arctic pack-ice, to the North Pole.

When it became clear that they would miss the pole, Nansen and Reviews: 1. "Nansen was the Chuck Yeager of polar exploration." --The New York Times Book Review Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram", and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut.

Johansen/5(K). A word from this editor: This book can hardly compare to getting the original hardback which by now is a rare book - the wealth of maps and illustrations Nansen placed in his 2 volume work covers a breath of history and makes for a wonderful printed work of timeless value - the poor substitutes we have placed here attempt to touch on this but.History.

The first Nansen passports were issued following an international agreement reached at the Intergovernmental Conference on Identity Certificates for Russian Refugees, convened by Fridtjof Nansen in Geneva from July 3, to July 5, in his role as High Commissioner for Refugees for the League of Nations.

Bythey were honoured by governments in 52 countries.Fridtjof Nansen Biographical F ridtjof Nansen (Octo ) was born at Store Frøen, near Oslo. His father, a prosperous lawyer, was a religious man with a clear conception of personal duty and moral principle; his mother was a strongminded, athletic woman who introduced her children to outdoor life and encouraged them to develop physical skills.