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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Nordenskiöld, Erik

A Swedish naturalist, born in Helsingfors; after several successive voyages and explorations in the Arctic Sea, in which he paid frequent visits to Spitzbergen, where he measured an arc of the meridian, in 1878-79 discovered the North-East Passage by traversing, along the N. shores of Europe and Asia, the whole Arctic Sea from the Atlantic to the Pacific; has written accounts of his expeditions; b . 1832.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Nordenskiöld, Erik'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/n/nordenskild-erik.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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