Farthest North : The Epic Adventure of a Visionary Explorer

Author: Fridtjof Nansen 528 pages Paperback

"If Outside magazine had been around during the first turn of
the century, Fridtjof Nansen would have been its No. 1 cover
boy."­The Chicago Sun­Times In September of 1893,
Norwegian zoologist Fridtjof Nansen and crew manned the
schooner Fram, intending to drift, frozen in the Arctic pack­ice,
to the North Pole. When it became clear that they would miss
the pole, Nansen and companion Hjalmar Johansen struck off
by themselves. Racing the shrinking pack­ice, they attempted,
by dog­sled, to go "farthest north." They survived a winter in


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