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CAPTAIN C.A.LARSEN'S JASON IN THE LEMAIRE CHANNEL c.1893

The Norwegian Captain Larsen, in his vessel the Jason combined whaling, reconnaissance and sealing, as shown here, with the careful exploration of Graham Land. During the 1890s such whalers were instrumental in stimulating scientific interest in Antarctica on an international scale.

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  • Id: larsen-jason_lemaire_channel_1893-b2p-043
  • Name: CAPTAIN C.A.LARSEN'S JASON IN THE LEMAIRE CHANNEL c.1893
  • Media: Oil on canvas
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  • Section: POLAR EXPLORERS
  • Book 2 Page: 43