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Farthest North: The Voyage and Exploration of the Fram 1893-96

By: Fridtjof Nansen

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2002

Edition: 1st Thus


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. First of this edition, pp 527, b&w illustrations. In 1893 Fridtjof Nansen set off on one of the greatest journeys of exploration ever undertaken. The remarkable three-year project involved building a special ship, designed to ride out the savage pressure of the ice, to sail round the north of Russia into the Kara and Laptev Seas and then, using his intuition as to arctic currents, deliberately freeze the ship into the ice to... View more info