Fridtjof Nansen

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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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Fridtjof Nansen, In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in Early Times, II (London, 1911), frontispiece.
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.
Etymology: This species is named in honour of the research vessel R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen, used for the collection of all the material used in this study (http://www.
There will also be a free bus service running from opposite Starbucks cafe on on Fridtjof Nansen Str.
Hurtigruten Line HurtigrutenOs seven-day OIce Breakers VoyageO will delve into Norwegian history, carving the same path forged by the maritime pioneers Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen.
Later, the theatre hosted the Tyneside Sunday Lecture Society which brought large audiences to hear the experiences of the polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen, as well as famous faces, like Oscar Wilde.
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.
This would be acceptable if refugee camps were the temporary phenomena of Fridtjof Nansen's time.
It was only with the improvements in both technology and better planning, that the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen was able to learn far more about the region.
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.
The Ice-Breakers" offers insight into Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen, two of Norway's great explorers, during the Oct.
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.
The Nansen Refugee Award, created in 1954, is named after late Norwegian polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen, the world's first international refugee official.
The company has also developed the RSR-210N two-dimensional X-band pulse Doppler air and sea surveillance radar which has been ordered for Norway's Fridtjof Nansen class frigates and, according to the company, has recently been ordered by a prominent Nato navy.
These include excerpts from Fridtjof Nansen (88), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (107), G.