Thursday, October 8, 2009


Sigurd Scott-Hansen

(From a photograph taken in December, 1893)


Landing on Yalmal

(By Otto Sinding, from a Photograph)


A warm (?!) corner among the walruses, off East Taimur

(By Otto Sinding)


A chronometer observation with the theodolite

Johansen Scott-Hansen

(From a photograph)



Observing the eclipse of the sun. April 6, 1894

Johansen Nansen Scott-Hansen

(From a photograph)



Plate VIII.

Moonlight, 22nd November 1893. Pastel Sketch.

A vertical axis passes through the moon with a strongly-marked luminous patch where it intersects the horizon. A suggestion of a horizontal axis on each side of the moon; portions of the moon-ring with mock moons visible on either hand.

From the book “Farthest North”

Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship 'Fram' 1893-1896

Author: Fridtjof Nansen

Contributor: Otto Sverdrup

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