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Passion for Danger

Nansen's Arctic Adventures

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A Passion for Danger: Nansen's Arctic Adventures by Francine R Jacobs
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This true story of bold adventure recounts the extraordinary journeys of Fridtjof Nansen, a scientist and explorer determined to discover what secrets lie hidden in the frozen far North. He crossed the icy wastes of Greenland and later journeyed into the polar ice to study Arctic Ocean currents. On that expedition, he attempted to trek to the North Pole. What happened in the forbidding land of ice, polar bears, and killing cold makes for a gripping tale of survival. Illustrated with maps and Nansen's own photographs and drawings, this book contains a wealth of information about the polar region.
Release date Australia
August 16th, 2004
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
iUniverse
Pages
180
Dimensions
162x229x11
ISBN-13
9780595328505
Product ID
1938401

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