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Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)


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A son of Kyllachy with a 100,000gns price tag as a yearling, Fridtjof Nansen posted one of the more eyecatching displays of the season.
The new marine research vessel RV Dr Fridtjof Nansen is owned by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and is jointly operated by the Institute of Marine Research of Norway, and Food and Agriculture organization to help developing countries improve their fisheries management.
It was quickly obvious that we had two big obstacles to this mission: landing aboard the Fridtjof Nansen and whether or not to transfer their doctor along with the patient.
Fridtjof Nansen, In Northern Mists : Arctic Exploration in Early Times, II (London, 1911), frontispiece.
The other two ships in the mission include the Fridtjof Nansen and the USS De Wert which joined the operation on 2 August.
In 2012, Russia and Norway at the joint exercises were represented by The Admiral Chabanenko and frigate The Fridtjof Nansen.
Through her exhaustive research, she brings to life world traveller Lady Jane Franklin, wife of Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin; Norwegian singer and cross-country ski pioneer Eva Nansen, wife of Arctic explorer Fridtjof Nansen; the adventurous Jo Peary, wife of Robert Peary, who, in a controversial race with Frederick Cooke, was credited with reaching the North Pole first; the tenacious Lady Emily Shackleton, wife of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton; sculptor Kathleen Scott, wife of Antarctic explorer Robert Scott; and Herbert's own mother, the free-spirited Marie Herbert, wife of Arctic explorer Wally Herbert.
ANSWERS: 1 Cape Kennedy; 2 Billy the Kid; 3 Six; 4 Fridtjof Nansen; 5 Sophocles; 6 Canada; 7 Indira Gandhi; 8 Spades and hearts; 9 What's Eating Gilbert Grape; 10 Strontium-90.
26 November 2010 - Norwegian shipbuilder Bergen Group ASA (OSL: BERGEN) said Friday it won a contract, valued at NOK65m, for the main technical overhaul of the frigate F-310 HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen.
The accompanying text to this drawing is in the publication Cheyenne Dog Soldiers, (Jean Afton, David Fridtjof Halaas and Andrew Masich, University Press of Colorado, 1997) states that this was drawn by Knows His Gun and that the bay has two wounds.
KARACHI, October 11, 2010 (Balochistan Times): A Norwegian research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen has arrived at Karachi Port to conduct stock assessment survey for the presence of fish and shellfish in Pakistani territorial waters after a gap of more than 20 years.
Thirty-four international experts on marine affairs and the law of the sea contribute 30 chapters to one of two texts developed from an August 2008 conference held by the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway, focusing on the legal and policy issues for seas and oceans that have emerged with increasing globalization.
Fridtjof Olsen, of the University of the West of England, was awarded the first prize of GBP1,000 for his book The Owl Who Chased the Moon; Russian-born Ekaterina Trukhan of Camberwell College of Arts won second prize for her book Victor; and Rebecca Patterson, Cambridge School of Arts, was given third prize for The Deep End.
Professor John Simpson of Bangor university's School of Ocean Sciences is to receive the 2008 Fridtjof Nansen Medal, awarded by the European Geosciences Union at the European Geophysical Union Assembly in Vienna where he will also deliver the Nansen Lecture.
Fridtjof Nansen (1891), Captain Roald Amundsen (1907), RCMP Inspector Henry A.