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by Fridtjof Nansen
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Arctic exploration in early times. Lysaker, August 1911. By fridtjof nansen . professor of oceanography in the university of christiania, etc. Translated by arthur g. chater. This book owes its existence in the first instance to a rash promise made some years ago to my friend Dr. J. Scott Keltie, of London, that I would try, when time permitted, to contribute a volume on the history of arctic voyages to his series of books on geographical exploration.
In Northern Mists book. This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
In Northern Mists; Arctic. has been added to your Cart. His analysis about theories and alleged sightings of polar lands from the time of Homer to the Viking era is detailed and perceptive. He tends to distrust much of the lore concerning the pre-Viking discoveries but nonetheless presents a valuable compendium of this material.
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Library of Alexandria, 1911. When our thoughts go back through the ages in a waking dream, an endless procession passes before us-like a single mighty epic of the human mind’s power of devotion to an idea, right or wrong-a procession of struggling, frost-covered figures in heavy clothes, some erect and powerful, others weak and bent so that they can scarcely drag themselves along.
It is scarcely likely that seafaring Greenlanders about 380 years earlier had any better idea of the vine than this saga-writer, and we hear nothing in Eric’s Saga about Leif or his companions having ever been in southern Europe
carousel previous carousel next. Farthest North Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship 'Fram' 1893-1896 Vol. II. Fridtjof Nansen. Farthest North: The Epic Adventure of a Visionary Explorer. In Northern Mists (Volume 1 of 2) Arctic Exploration in Early Times. It is scarcely likely that seafaring Greenlanders about 380 years earlier had any better idea of the vine than this saga-writer, and we hear nothing in Eric’s Saga about Leif or his companions having ever been in southern Europe. No doubt it is for this very reason that the Grönlendinga-þáttr makes a southman, Tyrker, find the grapes.
This book owes its existence in the first instance to a rash promise made some years ago to my friend Dr.
It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print.
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