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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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.
We were to pick up a Norwegian Sailor from his vessel, Fridtjof Nansen, and transport him plus their English-speaking doctor to a big deck Amphib for emergency surgery.
That flotsam's trajectory inspired Fridtjof Nansen to test theories of transpolar drift with the ice-strengthened, ice-borne Fram in 1893-96.
The residents of the central areas lying between the boulevards Hristo Botev, Fridtjof Nansen, Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi, General Danail Nikolaev, Kamenodelska, 202 street and Knyaginia Maria Luisa, will have no hot water either.
Not only are we celebrating Captain James Cook's feat, we are honouring a long and intrepid line of historic explorers: Englishmen Sir Ernest Shackleton and Robert Falcon Scott, Norwegian explorers Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen, and of course the great Australian Sir Douglas Mawson, to name a few.
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.
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.
So in a way this poem is very much like an allegory of the Vikings and the Nordic tradition which was carried forward by the Nordic people in modern times and, in Norway's case, by Fridtjof Nansen and his crew on board the ship Fram.
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.
Hay referencias escritas al empleo de este noble animal en esa actividad en la literatura arabe del siglo X, en los relatos de Marco Polo (siglo XII) y mas recientemente en las descripciones del explorador noruego Fridtjof Nansen sobre el comportamiento de los llamados esquimales norteamericanos.