Heroes of the Arctic

Among the researchers, the North of the 20th century stands out is Vilyamura Stefansson. Why? Because that's what this man bowed before the more experienced travelers and investigators, he had all the data in order to successfully engage in the study of the North, as well as the sincere love of nature and boundless desire to know it. We sell tickets to Canada.

Knud Rasmussen was born to a pastor, and his mother was half-Inuit origin. The family had three children. Rasmussen told from childhood in Greenlandic. At age 12, he was sent to Denmark to study, and in 1895 his father was transferred to Lynge (Zealand), and the family moved to Denmark. From 1898 to 1900 he studied Rasmussen in Copenhagen, then worked as a reporter for several newspapers and made the trip to Lapland.

Fridtjof Nansen (Norwegian Fridtjof Nansen, 1861-1930) - Norwegian polar explorer, scientist and zoologist, founder of a new science - physical oceanography, the Nobel Peace Prize for 1922.

Engelbert Gravning Roald Amundsen was born on July 16, 1872 in Norway, in the province of Østfold Borge. His father came from a family navigator. According to the memoirs of Amundsen, the idea of becoming a polar explorer visited it for the first time at the age of 15 when he became acquainted with the biography of the Canadian Arctic explorer John Franklin.

Known polar hydrographer, explorer Nordenskiöld Archipelago, New Siberian Islands, Tiksi Bay and Delta. Lena, Fyodor Mathisen born June 22 (May 20 st. Cent.) In 1872 in St. Petersburg. [17] In 1886, he enrolled at the Naval College, and graduated with honors and was awarded the prize. Admiral Nakhimov.