026_Nordenskjold

Never heard of Nordenskjold?
You have now, and he’s pretty darn spiffy.
Likely the reason Nordenskjold isn’t better known is that Shackleton and Mawson’s later tales of survival against stacked odds drew attention away from the challenges faced and bettered by the Swedes who sailed to the Antarctic aboard the Antarctic.
Carl Anton Larsen makes a repeat appearance, reprising his role as competent Norwegian ice pilot.
I’m all outta coffee and counting down the minutes until resupp.

Hope_Bay_hopefuls
The Hope Bay Hopefuls after their arrival at Snow Hill Island.

nordenskjold_antarctic
The Antarctic, sunk by the Antarctic.

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