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Farthest North Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship 'Fram' 1893-1896 Vol. II   By: (1861-1930)

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Farthest North is an extraordinary account of Fridtjof Nansen's daring expedition to the Arctic, chronicling his journey aboard the ship 'Fram' from 1893 to 1896. In this second volume, Nansen continues to captivate readers with his detailed observations of the harsh conditions he and his crew faced, as they pushed further into uncharted territory.

Nansen's writing is vivid and engaging, drawing readers into the excitement and challenges of Arctic exploration. His descriptions of the harsh Arctic landscape, the dangers of the ice, and the struggles of his crew are both harrowing and awe-inspiring.

What sets Farthest North apart from other expedition accounts is Nansen's focus on scientific inquiry. Throughout the book, he meticulously documents the geological, meteorological, and biological data collected during the voyage, providing valuable insights into the Arctic environment.

Overall, Farthest North is a captivating and informative read that offers a unique perspective on Arctic exploration. Nansen's courage, determination, and scientific curiosity make this book a must-read for anyone interested in the history of exploration.

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FARTHEST NORTH

Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram" 1893 96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen

By

Dr. FRIDTJOF NANSEN

With an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram

About 120 Full page and Numerous Text Illustrations 16 Colored Plates in Facsimile from Dr. Nansen's Own Sketches, Etched Portrait, and Photogravures

In two volumes

Vol. II.

New York and London Harper & Brothers Publishers

Copyright, 1897, by Harper & Brothers.

All rights reserved.

CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

CHAP. PAGE

I. We Prepare for the Sledge Expedition 1 II. The New Year, 1895 41 III. We Make a Start 90 IV. We Say Good bye to the "Fram" 132 V. A Hard Struggle 157 VI... Continue reading book >>


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