Fram leaves Bergen on 2 July 1893, bound for the Arctic Ocean. Source: wikipedia . Get your free North Pole: The Ultimate Arctic Adventure brochure . Nansen sets sail against all odds. Nansen’s expedition was discouraged from the start, especially among other polar explorers.
Nansen’s Fram expedition was an attempt from 1893 to 1896 to reach the North Pole by drifiting in the the ice on the Arctic Ocean. Subcategories This category has the following 16 subcategories, out of …
Fram («Forward») is a ship that was used in expeditions of the Arctic and Antarctic regions by the Norwegian explorers Fridtjof Nansen, Otto Sverdrup, Oscar Wisting, and Roald Amundsen between 1893 and 1912. It was designed and built by the Scottish-Norwegian shipwright Colin Archer for Fridtjof Nansen’s 1893 Arctic expedition in which the plan was to freeze Fram into the Arctic ice sheet and
Speed: 7 knots (13 km/h; 8.1 mph)
He lead the Nansen’s Fram expedition, which was an 1893–1896 attempt by the Norwegian explorer to reach the geographical North Pole. Fram was his ship, a vessel of extraordinary strength. Fram means forward in English.
The First Fram Expedition (1893-1896) On June 24th 1893 the Fram set out on her first expedition. Fridtjof Nansen was in charge of the scientific side and Otto Sverdrup captained the ship.
Norwegian North Polar Expedition; Norwegian Arctic Expedition in the Fram; Norske polarfærd med Fram; Fram ekspedisjonen; Fram Expedition; Nansen Expedition
Roald Amundsen was granted the use of the Fram for a new expedition that was planned to drift over the Arctic Ocean as Fridtjof Nansen’s expedition had …
Expedition Case Study: Fridtjof Nansen’s Fram Expedition to the North Pole Jasper Edge, Alex Elkerton, Lauren Macies, Eli Schellenberg Figure 1: The Fram Norwegian who pushed the boundaries of exploration and scientific discovery.
Fridtjof Nansen, (born October 10, 1861, Store-Frøen, near Kristiania [now Oslo], Norway—died May 13, 1930, Lysaker, near Oslo), Norwegian explorer, oceanographer, statesman, and humanitarian who led a number of expeditions to the Arctic (1888, 1893, 1895–96) and oceanographic expeditions in the North Atlantic (1900, 1910–14).
Fridtjof Nansen greet Frederick George Jackson, about 15 months after he and Hjalmar Johansen parted with the «Fram» in the Arctic Ocean. The picture was taken six days after the meeting actually took place, Cape Flora, Franz Josef Land, Russia, June 23 1896.
Nansen, Fridtjof Norwegian Arctic Explorer and Oceanographer 1861–1930 The science of oceanography was in its infancy in 1893 when Fridtjof Nansen, a 32-year-old Norwegian, purposely allowed his ship, the Fram, to be captured in an Arctic ice pack.
Fram’s drift in the ice from the New Siberian Islands, north and west to Spitsbergen, September 1893 – August 1896 Nansen and Johansen’s march to Farthest North, 80°20’N, and their subsequent retreat to Cape Flora in Franz Josef Land.
Nansen’s polar exploration ship Fram trapped in the ice. A summer scene in July 1894 during Nansen’s Fram polar expedition. Two polar explorers making an observation with a theodolite during Nansen’s Fram Expedition. Members of Nansen’s Fram Expedition making a …