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NANSEN LEAVING FOR THE POLE 14 MARCH 1895

Fridtjof Nansen, with his vessel the Fram. made an attempt to get to the North Pole. His plan was to sail east along the North East Passage into the ice cap and then drift with the north-westerly ice flow which would bring him nearer the Pole. Then, with a colleague, three kayaks and dogs they would ...

  • Id: nansen-leaving_for_the_pole_1895-b2p-040
  • Name: NANSEN LEAVING FOR THE POLE 14 MARCH 1895
  • Media: Oil on canvas
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  • Section: POLAR EXPLORERS
  • Book 2 Page: 40