New Land: Four Years in the Arctic Regions

New Land: Four Years in the Arctic Regions

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108071109
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/17/2014
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Polar Exploration
Pages: 518
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Translator's note; 1. Introduction; 2. In the drift-ice across the coast of Greenland; 3. In Foulke Fjord; 4. Walrus-catching in Rice Strait; 5. Our first meeting with the polar ox; 6. A deserted country; 7. Our life on board; 8. Greely's camping-ground; 9. An unsuccessful shooting-trip; 10. Eskimo visits on board the Fram; 11. Across Ellesmere Land; 12. Constitution Day on board the Fram; 13. Summer journeys; 14. Bears and polar oxen; 15. Dr Svendsen's fate; 16. Summer work; 17. Sledge-journeys ashore and afloat; 18. In summer waters; 19. Walrus-catching; 20. The Fram's second winter harbour; 21. Boating expeditions in Havnefjord; 22. Captivity in Baadsfjord; 23. A sad home-coming; 24. Arduous journeys; 25. An awkward bear-hunt; 26. Stormkap; 27. Happy hunting grounds; 28. Home to the Fram; 29. Carrying meat in the polar night; 30. The polar dog and its ailments; 31. In winter quarters; 32. A merry Christmas and a happy new year; 33. Björneborg; 34. The great expedition; 35. Through Hell Gate; 36. Store and Lille Björnekap; 37. Towards Cape South-West; 38. A toilsome journey; 39. Easter in Heiberg Land; 40. Through drift and scud; 41. Bad-weather camp; 42. Towards the north!; 43. The return journey; 44. A journey of peril; 45. Back to Björneborg; 46. The commandant's hermit life; 47. Fire on board the Fram; 48. Schie's narrative; 49. The returning party's experiences.

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