[Note] 1897 September 30 / Fridtjof, Nansen.


Nansen, Fridtjof, 1861-1930. [Note] 1897 September 30 / Fridtjof, Nansen.

[Note] 1897 September 30 / Fridtjof, Nansen.

Holograph signed. Fridtjof Nansen sailed on the Fram, 1893-1896, to the farthest North latitude ever achieved at that time (86 ̊14ń).

1 leaf ; 20 cm. + 1 sketch (17 cm.)

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Epithet: Norwegian explorer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000249 Fridtjof Nansen, a Norwegian explorer, oceanographer, and statesman, was noted for his Arctic expedition of 1893-1896, travelling closer to the North Pole than anyone had reached and using his specially-built vessel "Fram" to demonstrate the revolutionary concept of pack-ice drift. Frederick Sydney Parry was the grandson of Arctic explo...