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Arctic & Northern Explorations:
Biographies - "L, M, N"


Levanevsky, Sigismund
Have researchers in Alaska found the plane in which "Russia's Lindbergh" disappeared in 1937?

Levanevsky, Sigismund - 'Guba'
The history of a PBY Catalina used in the Arctic, including a search for missing Russian aviator Sigismund Levanevsky in 1937.

MacMillan, Donald Baxter
A biography from the Columbia Encyclopedia.

McVitie's Penguin Polar Relay
A comprehensive site describing the first all-women expedition to reach the North Pole, in 1997.

Nansen, Fridtjof
An excellent article on one of Norway's most famous heroes, by Linn Ryne.

Nansen & Greenland Dogs
A comprehensive report on these hardy sled dogs and their part in Eskimo culture, as seen by Fridtjof Nansen in 1897.

Nobile, Umberto
This well-illustrated article by Barbara Rhodes explores the 1928 crash of Nobile's airship Italia, and the subsequent search for Roald Amundsen.

Nobile, Umberto
The American Society of Polar Philatelists has posted 8 pages of envelopes, letters and other papers related to Nobile's 1928 crash.

Nordenskiöld, A. E.
An excellent biography of this explorer, geologist and cartographer.


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