Nansen captivated readers by his brilliant exploits, and “lifted the veil which concealed the secrets of the North Polar regions.” Nansen's Fram expedition was an – attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen () to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean/5(36). Buy a cheap copy of Farthest North book by Fridtjof Nansen. The Modern Library has unearthed a classic. The long out-of-print Farthest North, one of the first titles in the library's Exploration series, recounts Dr. Fridtjof Free shipping over $/5(6). A spellbinding biography of Fridtjof Nansen, the man who pioneered polar exploration and inspired the Golden Age of Exploration, with a spotlight on his harrowing three-year journey to the top of the world. A tale that touches on the importance of curiosity, perseverance, . Nansen's first task on his return was to write his account of his voyage. This he did remarkably quickly, producing , words of Norwegian text by November ; the English translation, titled was ready in January The book was an instant success, and secured Nansen's long-term financial future.5/5(2).
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Fridtjof Nansen (Fotos) (illustrator). Erstauflage. 31 S. in Frakturschrift gedruckt mit einem Bildanhang, leichtere Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren, M-3 Size: 18 x 13 cm. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Carrying a maximum of passengers, MS Fridtjof Nansen is the second of Hurtigruten's purpose-built expedition vessels and is the near-identical twin sister of MS Roald Amundsen/5. Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian polar explorer (A Noble Prize winner -among many other things) who had a crazy scientific idea that no one believed it. In this book, Nansen tells the tale of this idea not sparing the This is the second time I read this book/5. Fridtjof Nansen from: $ Farthest North, Vol. II Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship 'Fram'