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 Fridtjof Nansen

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  • "Fram" Expedition (1st : 1893-1896),
  • "Fram" Expedition (1re, 1893-1896)

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Statementby Fridtjof Nansen ; with an appendix by Otto Sverdrup
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 52735, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 52735
ContributionsFram (Ship)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination8 microfiches (354 fr.)
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25239796M
ISBN 100665527357
OCLC/WorldCa317894112

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