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Antarctic Challenges: Historical and Current Perspectives on Otto: Nordenskjold's Antarctic Expedition 1901-1903

Edited By: A Elzinga

330 pages, B/w photos. figs, tabs

Göteborgs Universitets

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #155954 | ISBN: 9185252646
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About this book

Papers drawn from an international symposium held at the University of Goteborg in Sweden 10-13 May 2001 in celebration of Otto Nordenskjold's 1901-1903 Swedish Antarctic Expedition. Essays discuss such topics as the Antarctic whaling industry, the natural history of Antarctica, glacial history, Nordenskjold's (1869-1928) scientific career and oceanographic expeditions, and meteorological, climatological, and ecological aspects of the 1901-1903 expedition.


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