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Jacob Nodtvedt - Biographical notes

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Otto Sverdrup/Fram northwest Greenland, Arctic Ocean expedition 1898-1902

2nd engineer - Amundsen/Fram - first successful expedition to reach the South Pole - 1910-12 Fram

Nödtvedt set up a black smith's shop on the deck of the Fram, and made parts for dog harnesses, ski bindings, etc.

 

 

Landmarks named after Jacob Nodtvedt

Feature Name: Nødtvedt Nunataks
Type: summit
Latitude: 86°32S
Longitude: 162°18W
Description: Isolated nunataks standing in mid-stream of the Amundsen Glacier, rising 7 mi ENE of Mount Bjaaland. Named by US-ACAN for J. Nødtvedt, a member of the sea party of Amundsen's Norwegian expedition of 1910-12.

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The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the Fram, 1910-1912
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Scott and Amundsen: Last Place on Earth
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Roald Amundsen
Roald Amundsen
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The Last Place on Earth
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Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen: Ambition and Tragedy in the Antarctic
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The Amundsen Photographs
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Let Heroes Speak: Antarctic Explorers, 1772-1922
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Roald Amundsen (In the Footsteps of Explorers): The Quest for the South Pole (In the Footsteps of Explorers)
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