Antarctic challenges: historical and current perspectives on Otto Nordenskjöld's Antarctic expedition, 1901-1903

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Aant Elzinga
Royal Society of Arts and Sciences, 2004 - Travel - 330 pages
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"Symposium held in Göteborg, 10-13 May 2001, on the occasion of the centenary of Otto Nordenskjöld's Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1903"--T.p. verso.

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Contents

Preface
5
Otto Nordenskjold and the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences
11
Whalers Explorers and Scientists Historical Perspectives
25
The Goteborg Civic Culture at the Turn of the Century 1900
41
Recollections of Otto Nordenskjold
55
Beyond Borders Otto Nordenskjolds Many Missions
66
Carl Skottsberg in Antarctica The Inception of a Great
79
Otto Nordenskjold Ethnographer
89
Nordenskjolds Prophecy
175
Otto Nordenskjolds Contribution
188
Climate and IceShelf Extension
200
Meteorological and Climatological Aspects
209
The Ecology and Paleohistory of Pygoscelid Penguins
222
International Magnetic and Meteorological Cooperation
247
Otto Nordenskjolds Quest to Internationalize SouthPolar
262
International Law at the Time of Otto Nordenskjbld
291

Gender Aspects in the Narratives of Otto Nordenskjolds
98
Delineating a Continent of Ice and Snow Cartographic Claims
123
The Swedish Antarctic Expedition of 190103 Physical
144
Botany in the West Antarctic Region
156
Acquisition of Territory at the Time of Otto Nordenskjold
301
Contributors
327
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