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Nansen in the frozen world preceded by a biography of the great explorer and copious extracts from Nansen"s "First crossing of Greenland," also an account by Eivind Astrup, of life among people near the pole, and his Journey across northern Greenland with Lieut. R.E. Perry, U.S.N.

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Published by Waverly Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Nansen, Fridtjof, -- 1861-1930.,
  • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration.,
  • Greenland -- Discovery and exploration.

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Edition Notes

Statementarranged and edited by S.L. Berens.
ContributionsBerens, S. L., Read, John E. b. 1845.
The Physical Object
Pagination6 microfiches (281 fr.).
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19677644M
ISBN 10066561702X

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