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Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram, 1893-96, and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey, Vol. 1 By Fridtjof Nansen,

  • Title: Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram, 1893-96, and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey, Vol. 1
  • Author: Fridtjof Nansen
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Originally published in 1897, this two volume work chronicles the polar expedition of Norwegian scientist Fridtjof Nansen 1861 1930 , who came closer than any previous explorer to the North Pole Beginning on board his boat, the Fram, which was deliberately driven into pack ice off Siberia in order to drift north, Nansen and his companions later resorted to sleds and kayaOriginally published in 1897, this two volume work chronicles the polar expedition of Norwegian scientist Fridtjof Nansen 1861 1930 , who came closer than any previous explorer to the North Pole Beginning on board his boat, the Fram, which was deliberately driven into pack ice off Siberia in order to drift north, Nansen and his companions later resorted to sleds and kayaks Volume 2 describes the journey over the ice setting out with 28 dogs, 3 sledges and 2 kayaks and ends with an account of the return journey It also includes Captain Otto Sverdrup s report of the expedition The Fram served as a laboratory during its time in the Arctic, and Nansen eventually published six volumes of scientific observations He later became Norwegian delegate to the League of Nations, directing humanitarian projects, and is famous for receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922 as well as for his polar achievements.
    Farthest North Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram and of a Fifteen Months Sleigh Journey Vol Originally published in this two volume work chronicles the polar expedition of Norwegian scientist Fridtjof Nansen who came closer than any previous explorer to the North Pole Begin

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    1. The downside of this book is that it can be as boring as being stuck on the arctic ice for three years The upside of this book is that it can be as thrilling as being stuck on the arctic ice for three years Fridtjof Nansen was a logistical genius, a great optimist, and an all around bad ass One minute he is describing the hypnotic Northern Lights The next minute he is describing a puppy getting mangled in the gears of a windmill I guess that s the universe for you I appreciated how immersion int [...]

    2. These are the personal memoirs of Fridtjof Nansen s famous Fram Polar Expedition of 1893 1896 This Norwegian later distinguished with the Nobel for he s efforts to protect refugees around the world embarked in a risky and perilous trip through the frozen Arctic Ocean All contemporary experts declared that he was doomed to failure Some believed he would be crashed by the ice some said they would die of scurvy, others believed there was an open water ocean around the North Pole while others were c [...]

    3. This is an amazing book I highly recommend it to anyone who fancies themselves as an explorer, armchair explorer, adventurer, or is looking to be inspired by the courage and toughness of great nordic men Fridjtof Nansen is the Greatest Explorer that you ve never heard of and likely one of you re future heroes I first learned about Nansen and his Fram expedition earlier this year, when an author referenced him as a great explorer and told of how he had deliberately froze his boat into the ice of [...]

    4. Fridtjof Nansen was not only an explorer and scientist, he was also a philosopher This book is not only the account of the first half of the Fram expedition through the Arctic sea, it is also an account of Nansen s musings and the inner struggles that the dealt with along the voyage While reading this book, I have not only been interested by the scientific data, I have also been drawn in emotionally.

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