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Nansen: The Explorer as Hero

Biography / Memoir

By: Roland Huntford

610 pages, B/w photos

Duckworth Overlook

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #87597 | ISBN: 0715628437
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #87035 | ISBN: 0715627406
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Behind the great polar explorers of the early twentieth century - Amundsen, Shackleton, Scott in the South and Peary in the North - looms the spirit of Fridtjor Nansen (1861-1930), the mentor of them all. He was the father of modern polar exploration, the last act of territorial discovery before the leap into space began.

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