High Latitudes: A History of Swedish Polar Travels and Research

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Swedish Polar Research Secretariat in collaboration with Streiffert, 1993 - Explorers - 607 pages

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Contents

FOREWORD
11
THE FRENCH LA RECHERCHE EXPEDITION OF 18381840
18
TORELLs SPITSBERGEN EXPEDITION OF 1861
28
ADOLF ERIK NORDENSKIOLD
43
A RECORD 8142N
53
THE GREENLAND EXPEDITION OF 1870
63
THE GREENLAND EXPEDITION OF 1871
70
THE YENISEY RIVER AND THE KARA SEA
94
GUSTAF KOLTHOFFs ZOOLOGICAL EXPEDITION TO SPITSBERGEN
291
AXEL HAMBERG AND THE SAREK INVESTIGATIONS
305
ARC MEASUREMENTS IN HIGH LATITUDES
328
THE Swedish ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION OF 19011903 UNDER OTTO NORDENSKJOLD
362
THE RISE AND FALL OF Swedish COAL MINING IN SPITSBERGEN
378
GEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS IN SPITSBERGEN 19121969
386
FOSSIL HUNTING IN EAST GREENLAND 19291956
399
THE ARCTIC FLIGHT OF THE GERMAN AIRSHIP GRAF ZEPPELIN IN 1931
442

THE NORTHEAST PASSAGE
115
THE GREENLAND EXPEDITION OF 1883
152
THE POLAR YEAR 18821883
173
THE GEOLOGICAL SPITSBERGEN EXPEDITION OF 1882
187
GUSTAF NordENSKIOLDS SPITSBERGEN EXPEDITION IN 1890
199
DARING TRAVELS WITH SMALL RESOURCES
211
Swedish INVESTIGATIONS IN THE NORTHEAST OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC ARCHIPELAGO
232
THE BALLOON FLIGHT OF S A ANDREE IN 1897
243
A SEARCH FOR ANDREE IN SIBERIA
257
A G NATHORST PALAEONTOLOGIST AND POLAR TRAVELLER
263
A SEARCH FOR ANDREE IN EAST GREENLAND NATHORSTS EXPEDITION OF 1899
274
GEOLOGICAL AND BIOLOGICAL STUDIES ON BjöRNOYA
284
J W SANDSTROM AND THE GULF STREAM
459
THE SECOND POLAR YEAR 19321933
467
HANS AHLMANN AND THE SCIENCE OF GLACIOLOGY
479
THE NORWEGIANBRITISHSweDISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 19491952
499
THE INTERNATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL YEAR IGY 19571958
511
THE GLACIOLOGICAL EXPEDITIONS OF VALTERSCHYTT
543
THE VERIFICATION OF A PREVIOUS ICESHEET OVER SVALBARD THE BARENTS
558
STUDIES OF RUSSIAN HUNTING ACTIVITY IN SVALBARD DURING THE 18TH CENTURY
569
WITH AN ICEBREAKER IN THE POLAR SEA THE EXPEDITION YMER80
575
SVALBARD PLACENAMES
584
INDEX
596
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