Roald Amundsens The North West passage

being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship "Gjöa" 1903-1907 by Roald Amundsen

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    • Northwest Passage.
    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGjøa Expedition, 1903-1906.
      Statementby Roald Amundsen, with a supplement by First Lieutenant Hansen, vice-commander of the expedition; with about one hundred and thirty-nine illustrations and three maps ....
      ContributionsHansen, Godfred, 1876-1937.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG650 1903 .A7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7003089M
      LC Control Number08035750

A bird's eye view of the wreck of the Maud, taken on J , with the help of a kite. Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen travelled the Northeast Passage in the vessel from to He made the first-ever traverse of the Northwest Passage in his . North West Passage, The, ‘Being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship Gjöa, –, by Roald Amundsen’ was published in In two handsome volumes replete with maps and illustrations the explorer narrates his journey in a ton yacht, the Gjöa, with the double purpose of locating the North Magnetic Pole and of.   Roald Amundsen's "The North West passage": being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship "Gjoa" by Amundsen, Roald, ; The "Gjøa" Expedition, ; Hansen, Godfred, Pages: Roald Amundsen's Diary From the Northwest Passage (Book): Amundsen, Roald: Explorer Roald Amunden's personal diaries from the Gjøa Expediation through the Northwest Passage, including his encounters with the Inuit, augmented with over illustrations.

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out of 5 stars /5(23). Roald Amundsen, from Norway, is one of the world’s most famous polar explorers. He was the first person to sail through the North-West Passage – the seaway across the Arctic linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans – and the first man to reach the South Pole. Buy The North West Passage by Amundsen, Roald (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Gjøa was the first vessel to transit the Northwest Passage. With a crew of six, Roald Amundsen traversed the passage in a three year journey, finishing in Author: Roald AMUNDSEN.

Attempts to find the Northwest Passage—a water route from Europe to Asia through the Arctic archipelago north of the Canadian mainland—began as far back as the lateth century. After numerous failures, many involving disaster and great loss of life, the Northwest Passage finally was successfully navigated in –6 by the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen (–).

When Amundsen and his little ship the Gjøa set sail on 16 June towards the North Sea, he knew full well that he was embarking on an adventure that had ended in disappointment and disaster for so many before him.

At Godhaven, west of Greenland, Amundsen took on supplies and purchased a score of Husky dogs (see Dogsledding).The now. Buy Roald Amundsen's "The North-West Passage": Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Gjoa", Volume 2 by Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low /5(6). Roald Amundsen's "The North West Passage" Volume 2; Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Gjoa" by Roald Amundsen avg rating — 36 ratings — published — 32 editions. By Roald Amundsen, with a Supplement by First Lieutenant Hansen, Vice-commander of the Expedition.

With about one hundred and thirty-nine illustrations and three maps. Gjøa was the first vessel to transit the Northwest Passage. With a crew of six, Roald Amundsen traversed the passage in a three year journey, finishing in Pages: Roald Amundsen's "The North-West Passage": Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Gjoa," Vol.

1 (Elibron Classics) eBook: Reviews: 5. Roald Amundsen and the Northwest passage () Roald Amundsen et le passage du Nord-Ouest ( à ) Courtesy: The Fram Museum, Norway. THE GJØA EXPEDITION () Roald Amundsen’s expedition with the Gjøa was the first to navigate the Northwest Passage north of the Canadian mainland on one expedition and one ship.

“the true culmination of the heroic quest”: first american edition of amundsen’s northwest passage,with over illustrations, including three color maps AMUNDSEN, Roald.

The North West Passage, Being a Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship “Gjöa” Roald Amundsen: Navigates Northwest Passage. Roald Amundsen () of Norway was the first person to successfully navigate the fabled Northwest Passage.

His journey took three years to complete - he and his crew had to wait while the frozen sea around them thawed enough to allow for navigation. His little 47 ton fishing boat, Gjøa (pronounced "y-eu-a") was finally. Roald Amundsen, set out from Norway on 16th June to find the North West Passage in his boat the Goja with six crew.

He overwintered for two years with his ship frozen in at the south end of King William Island at a place he named Goja Haven before sailing on in Add tags for "Roald Amundsen's "The North West passage"; being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship "Gjöa" ,".

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Free shipping for many products. The Northwest Passage is a series of waterways that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, via the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America.

– Prepare for your expedition to the high Arctic. You will receive a complimentary Helly Hansen expedition jacket and a re-usable aluminum water bottle.

The wind and water-resistant. Roald Amundsen, Olav Olavson Bjaaland, Hilmer Hanssen, Sverre H. Hassel and Oscar Wisting by their South Pole marker tent and flag. Roald Amundsen began a career studying medicine at the University of Christiana (now the University of Oslo), but dropped out in order to go to sea.

His first Antarctic trip was in on the Belgica expedition. Add tags for "Roald Amundsen's "The North West passage": being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship "Gjoa" ".

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This edition is published in 2 volumes sold separately. Elibron Classics. Replica of edition by Archibald ConstBrand: Adegi Graphics LLC. Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer who was the first to reach the South Pole, the first to make a ship voyage through the Northwest Passage, and one of the first to cross the Arctic by air.

He was one of the greatest figures in the field of polar exploration. Learn more about Amundsen in. The North West Passage by Roald Amundsen is the story about the “Gjoa Expedition”, led by Amundsen himself during the years This fine work was published after his successful return and it is richly illustrated with maps and high-quality photographs, considering the time.

Roald Amundsen's "The North West Passage" Volume 2; Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Gjoa" avg rating — /5. Between December and Januaryboth Roald Amundsen (leading his South Pole expedition) and Robert Falcon Scott (leading the Terra Nova Expedition) reached the South Pole within five weeks of each other.

But while Scott and his four companions died on the return journey, Amundsen's party managed to reach the geographic south pole first and. Between and Roald Amundsen and crew aboard the Gjoa - out of Tromso, Norway - spent time (post Franklin) seeking the Northwest Passage.

These pages (volume one only) take us from Christiania to Cape York to Erebus Bay and Ogchoktu. Maud sailed West to East through the Northeast Passage, now called the Northern Route ().

Amundsen planned to freeze the Maud into the polar ice cap and drift towards the North Pole (as Nansen had done with the Fram), but in this he was not successful. On 14 Decemberthe Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen (who had already led the first expedition to traverse the North West Passage, and would go on to lead the first successful attempt to cross the Arctic by air) and his team became the first human beings to reach the South Pole, just over a month before Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated Terra Nova expedition.

By Roald Amundsen, with a Supplement by First Lieutenant Hansen, Vice-commander of the Expedition. With about one hundred and thirty-nine illustrations and three maps. Gjøa was the first vessel to transit the Northwest Passage. With a crew of six, Roald Amundsen traversed the passage in a three year journey, finishing in Roald Amundsen's "The North West Passage": Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Gjöa"Volume 1 Roald Amundsen Narrative of the first expedition to navigate the Northwest Passage in a single vessel, the expedition that brought Amundsen to prominence as a polar explorer.Roald Amundsens statue in the morning fog, Tromsø elzo valugi (CC BY-SA ) Roald Amundsen statue kld (Atlas Obscura User) Roald .