Farthest North: The Epic Adventure of a Visionary Explorer

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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 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 companion Hjalmar Johansen struck off by themselves. Racing the shrinking pack-ice, they attempted, by dog-sled, to go "farthest north." They survived ...

Farthest North: The Epic Adventure of a Visionary Explorer 2008, Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781602392373

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