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Farthest North

The Incredible Three-Year Voyage to the Frozen Latitudes of the North

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Kurzbeschreibung

In 1893 Nansen set sail in the Fram, a ship specially designed and built to be frozen into the polar ice cap, withstand its crushing pressures, and travel with the sea's drift closer to the North Pole than anyone had ever gone before. Experts said such a ship couldn't be built and that the voyage was tantamount to suicide. This brilliant first-person account, originally published in 1897, marks the beginning of the modern age of exploration. Nansen vividly describes the dangerous voyage and his 15-month-long dash to the North Pole by sledge. An unforgettable tale and a must-read for any armchair explorer.

Details

Titel: Farthest North
Autoren/Herausgeber: Fridjtof Nansen
Aus der Reihe: Modern Library Exploration

ISBN/EAN: 9780375505331

Seitenzahl: 544
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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