Isachsen, Norwegian Exploring Expedition, 1898-1902

Scope and Content

  • MS 628/2/1;MSM Map, 1898-1902 [Field work area] 1 sheet, photocopy
  • MS 628/2/2;MSM Maps (3) 1898-1902 [Winter quarters of Fram] 1 sheet, photocopy

Administrative / Biographical History

The Norwegian Exploring Expedition, 1898-1902 (leader Otto Sverdrup) explored the north coast of Greenland by way of Smith Sound. In May 1899, Isachsen and Ove Braskerud set out on a journey with the object of crossing Ellesmere Island, reaching a point in the interior at about 78° 30 minutes North, 83° West, before returning to Fram in July.

Arrangement

Chronological

Alternative Form Available

These maps are copies

Location of Originals

Original maps held by Great Britain Admiralty Hydrographic department (1982)