NORWEGIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION Report of the Second Norwegian Arctic Expedition in the "Fram" 1898-1902... at the Expense of the Fridtjof Nansen Fund for the Advancement of Science, 4 vol., 1907-1919
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NORWEGIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION Report of the Second Norwegian Arctic Expedition in the "Fram" 1898-1902... at the Expense of the Fridtjof Nansen Fund for the Advancement of Science, 4 vol., 1907-1919
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NORWEGIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1898-1902
Report of the Second Norwegian Arctic Expedition in the "Fram" 1898-1902... at the Expense of the Fridtjof Nansen Fund for the Advancement of Science, 4 vol., first edition, texts in English and Norwegian, approximately 70 plates and 6 colour-printed maps (mostly folding), several illustrations in the text, "Göteborg Högskola" stamp on titles, a few leaves and upper covers, uncut in publisher's printed wrappers, large 8vo, Oslo, T.O. Brøgger, 1907-1911-1919

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  • Important official report on the Second Norwegian Arctic Expedition, led by Otto Sverdrup in the Fram. The Expedition left Christiana in June 1899, overwintering in the Arctic for three seasons before returning to Norway in September 1902, having charted over 260,000 square kilometres of land, "the largest area ever investigated by a surface-based polar expedition" (Howgego). Includes reports on botany, mineralogy, geology and natural history.
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