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Nordenskiöld, A. E. (Adolf Erik) (1832 - 1901)

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Baron (Nils) Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈnuːrdenʃɶld]), also known as A. E. Nordenskioeld (18 November 1832, Helsinki, Finland – 12 August 1901, Dalbyö,[1] Södermanland, Sweden) was a Finnish baron, geologist, mineralogist and arctic explorer of Finnish-Swedish origin. He was a member of the prominent Finland-Swedish Nordenskiöld family of scientists. Born in the Grand Duchy of Finland at the time it was a part of the Russian Empire, he was later, due to his political activity, forced to live in political exile in Sweden, where he later would become a member of the Parliament of Sweden and the Swedish Academy. He is most remembered for the Vega expedition along the northern coast of Eurasia, which he led in 1878-1879. This was the first complete crossing of the Northeast Passage....

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The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II

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