Andrée's story : the complete record of his polar flight, 1897, from the diaries and journals of S.A. Andrée, Nils Strindberg, and K. Frnkel, found on White Island in the summer of 1930 / translated from the Swedish by Edward Adams-Ray.

; Andrée, Salomon August, 1854-1897 ; Strindberg, Nils, 1872-1897 ; Adams-Ray, Edward, 1861- tr
New York : The Viking Press, 1930.

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G700 1897 .S961 Off-site
Other Authors Andrée, Salomon August, 1854-1897.
Strindberg, Nils, 1872-1897.
Adams-Ray, Edward, 1861-
Subjects Andrée, Salomon August, 1854-1897.
Arctic regions.
Balloon ascensions.
Frnkel, Knut Hjalmar Ferdinand, 1870-1897.
North Pole.
Strindberg, Nils, 1872-1897.
Description xvi, 389 p. : illus., plates, ports., maps (1 fold.) diagrs., facsims. ; 25 cm.
Notes "Supplement" (4 . following p. 160) not included in the pagination.
Translation of Med örnen mot Polen.
Remarks on the map of the route taken by the Andrée Expedition, by B. Aurell.--The documents: Andrée's first diary. Andrées second diary. Marginal notes on the calendar page of Strindberg's almanac. Strindberg's memorandum almanac (notes on the flight). Strindberg' logbooks. Strindberg's shorthand letters to his fiancée.
Contents The background: The three men. Trial flights in the balloon Svea. Planning the polar flight. The first visit to Spitzbergen. The base on Dane Island.--The adventure: The flight of the Eagle, July 11-14, 1897. The march over the ice toward Franz Josef Land. Towards the Seven Islands. Caught in the ice. On White Island.--Supplement: The photographs of the Andrée Expedition.--Thirty-three years later: The Bratvaag Expedition discovers the camp, by G. Horn. The Isbjörn Expedition to White Island, by K. Stubbendorff. The camp on White Island and its equipment, by N. Lithberg. The journey home.--The verdict of science: The balloon and its construction, by G.V.E. Svendenborg. The weather on the flight, by A. Wallén. Technical account of the flight, by K.A.B. Amundson and I. Malmer. Pack-ice, by H.U. Sverdrup. Animal life on the pack-ice, by E. Lönnberg.
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