There are 5 Entities related to this resource.
Sverdrup, meteorologist, oceanographer, and Polar explorer, was the chief of the scientific staff on Raold Amundsen's Maud expeditions (1917-1925) and on the Wilkins-Ellsworth submarine expedition (1931) to the Arctic. From the description of Papers, 1928-1942. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237352129 ...
The first record of a Sverdrup appeared in Norway in 1620. Harald Ulrik Sverdrup, 1888-1957, polar explorer and oceanographer, traced his ancestry on his father's side to his great-great-grandfather, a large land owner in northern Norway. In 1813, one of his three sons, Georg Sverdrup, a professor at the University of Oslo, was a participant in the Norwegian constitutional convention. His grandfather and namesake, Harald Ulrik Sverdrup, 1813-1891, was a Lutheran theologi...