JOIN RUSC   |   MEMBER LOGIN   |   HELP
Comodo SSL
Nansen in the Arctic (SA)

Nansen in the Arctic (SA)

Broadcast:
Starring:
Added: Aug 22 2019

Nansen's expedition of 1893 - 1896 was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east-west polar drift of the Arctic Ocean. In the face of much discouragement from other polar explorers, Nansen took his ship Fram to the New Siberian Islands in the eastern Arctic Ocean, froze her into the pack ice, and waited for the drift to carry her towards the pole...