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Biography of the Gjøa

Francis Patrick Filice

Biography of the Gjøa

by Francis Patrick Filice

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Published by California Academy of Sciences in [San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amundsen, Roald, -- 1872-1928.,
  • Gjøa (Ship),
  • Polar Regions -- Discovery and exploration.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPacific discovery.
    StatementFrancis P. Filice.
    ContributionsBrown, Thomas P. b. 1879.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[9] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23120432M

      The subtitle for this book is Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations & the Quest for Discovery. As far as that goes, the book is good. However, most of the book involves Lynne Cox's need to swim in strange waters/5. Book List *** Updated 19th January *** Member John Snoad has compiled this bibliography for The John Rae Society. We wish to thank John most sincerely for his time and efforts in bringing together such a wonderful and valuable list.

    Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (UK: / ˈ ɑː m ʊ n d s ən /, US: /- m ə n s -/ ; [needs Norwegian IPA] 16 July – c. 18 June ) was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions and a key figure of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. He led the first expedition to traverse the Northwest Passage by sea, from to , and the first expedition to the South Pole in He Born: Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen, 16 July . Stephen R. Bown’s new book, The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, addresses the gap in Canadian knowledge with a riveting tale of adventure, political intrigue and achievement. This handsome volume is exceptionally well researched and eminently readable, complete with maps and photographs to give visual clarity to the detailed.

    The Norwegian Roald Amundsen () was the first explorer to reach the South Pole. One of the greatest figures in the history of polar exploration, he was also the first to sail through the Northwest Passage. Roald Amundsen was born in Borge. By age 15 he had determined on a career of exploration. He studied sailing techniques, steam navigation.   More than an account of the travails of expedition life, the exhibition looks at Amundsen’s time in the Arctic and how he adopted and adapted experiences and encounters there. It was on his Gjøa expedition to chart the Northwest Passage that Amundsen first met Netsilik Inuit communities with whom he formed close relationships. He learnt a.


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The Gjøa, through the Northwest Passage to Golden Gate Park. by Woody LaBounty Originally appeared in the Ocean Beach Bulletin, September In the early s, Dagfinn Kvale, who was the pastor of San Francisco’s Norwegian Seaman’s Church, took a few visiting sailors to the outer edge of Golden Gate Park to view a piece of history connected to a Norwegian national hero.

Gjøa at the Norwegian Maritime Museum in Oslo Gjøa was the first vessel to transit the Northwest Passage. With a crew of six, Roald Amundsen traversed the. The Autobiography of J.G.B.

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This book is the account of Roald Amundsen during his successful attempt to navigate his tiny Biography of the Gjøa book, the Gjoa, through rain, snow, wind and waves from Norway to Alaska.

The ocean voyage is very interesting, but of particular interest is his description of the Eskimos and their culture/5(23). Roald Amundsen - A biography The polar explorer Roald Amundsen () became one of Norway’s greatest national heroes.

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An year-old girl, Gjøa, runs away from a home torn apart by divorce in order to take a summer job at Fægrane, a tourist lodge at the top of a glen in the northwest of Norway.

For 29 years, Gunnar and Olaug Fægrane have run the lodge; Olaug is the pragmatic, detail-obsessed wife, crippled from too much work and too little money, while. He won the approval and aid of the veteran Norwegian explorer and scientist Fridtjof Nansen, and raised money, acquired equipment, and bought and outfitted a former herring-boat named Gjöa [see image of it from the book].

Weighing forty-seven tons, the little sailing ship boasted a hp engine, stowed enough food and supplies for five years, and carried an experienced Arctic crew of seven, including Amundsen. A biography of Polar explorer, Roald Amundsen, this title uncovers the life of the determined, pugnacious pioneer, using accounts from his diaries and own books.

It explores the drama, humour, and adventure of Amundsen's life, and reveals the character of /5. This book, first published in Norwegian inis Amundsen’s account of the voyage.

It includes much detailed information about the Eskimo tribes that Amundsen came to know and from whom he learned many Arctic survival skills. Presented here is an English-language edition of.

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View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro. The Gjøa, captained by Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, arrives in Nome, Alaska, in Augustafter completing the first successful navigation of the Northwest Passage.

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From an early age Roald Amundsen () was determined to be an explorer. Having gained valuable experience on the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (), he resolved to conquer the North-West Passage.

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Roald Amundsen: my life as an explorer by Roald Amundsen by Roald Amundsen (Book) 35 Amundsen had just purchased his famous boat, the Gjøa, and wanted to test her in Arctic waters.

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Amundsen was born to a family of Norwegian shipowners and captains in Jens Amundsen and Hanna Sahlqvist. Roald was the fourth son in the family. His mother wanted him to avoid the family maritime trade and encouraged him to become a doctor, a promise that Amundsen kept until his mother died when he.

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