Results 1 – 22 of 22 Arctic Manual by Stefansson, Vilhjalmur and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Arctic Manual. Front Cover. Vilhjálmur Stefánsson, United States. Army. Air Corps . The Macmillan co., – Arctic regions – pages. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Arctic manual / by Vilhjalmur Stefansson, prepared under direction of the chief of the Air Corps, United States Army.

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This single location in New South Wales: During his college years, inhe changed his name to Vilhjalmur Stefansson.

Nor, for that matter, did his otherwise very complete obituary in The New York Times of August 27, Login to add to list. Christian Klengenberg is first credited to have introduced the term ” Blonde Eskimo ” to Stefansson just before Stefansson’s visit to vilhja,mur Inuit inhabiting southwestern Victoria IslandCanada, in Open to the public Inhe became the third honorary member of the American Polar Society.

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Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The Vilhjqlmur Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions. He extended the discoveries of Francis Leopold McClintock. There were no deficiency problems; the two men remained perfectly healthy; their bowels remained normal, except that their stools were smaller and did not smell.

Stefansson, though, preferred the term Copper Inuit. State Library of NSW. Stefansson remained a well-known explorer for the rest of his life.


He found that he and his fellow explorers of European, Negro, and South Sea Islands descent were also perfectly healthy on such a diet. Ada Blackjack had taught herself survival skills and cared for the last man on the island, E. Stefansson drew the ire of the public and the families for having sent such ill-equipped young men to Wrangel. Stefansson’s personal papers and collection of Arctic artifacts are maintained and available to the public at the Dartmouth College Library.

Stefansson returned to the Arctic with a colleague, Dr. However, the initial disturbance was followed by “a period of persistent constipation lasting 10 days”. Stefansson joined the Explorers Club infour years after its founding. Once that situation resolved, the glucosuria disappeared.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Vilhjalmur Stefansson. It was evident to Stefansson, vilhmalmur it had been to William Bantingthat the body could function perfectly well, remain healthy, vigorous and slender if it used a diet in which as much food was eaten as the body required, only carbohydrate was restricted and the total number of calories was ignored.

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Four men made their way to Herald Islandbut died there, possibly from carbon monoxide poisoning, before they could be rescued. In the all-male Club, the Board drew attention under Stefansson’s reign when it put forth an amendment to its bylaws that read in”A Woman’s Roll of Honor shall be instituted to which the Board of Directors may name women of the United States and Canada in recognition of the noteworthy achievements and writings in the field of the Club’s interests, primarily exploration.


Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Among these was one from Stefansson, who was now also listed as a member of Ambijan’s Board of Directors and Governors: View online Borrow Buy.

Tags What are wtefansson Retrieved 26 December It sank on January 11, Stefansson had designs for forming an exploration company that would be geared towards individuals interested in touring the Arctic island. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Newspapers subsequently popularised the term “Blonde Eskimo”, which caught more readers’ attention despite Stefansson’s preference for the term Copper Inuit. Skip to content Skip to search. Air Corps Snippet view – Voyage of the Karluk. From inside the book. Lorne Knight, until he died of scurvy. Perhaps Stefansson himself had by then some second thoughts about Ambijan, for his posthumously published autobiography made no mention of his work on its behalf.

He will be presented with an illuminated scroll emblematic of Explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson, 62; and Mrs. Views Read Edit View history. Leavitta Massachusetts whaling ship captain and friend of Stefansson’s who sometimes brought the Arctic explorer replenishments of supplies from the American Museum of Natural History.

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Thomas of Utahand Soviet ambassador Andrei Gromyko. They were supplied with every necessity including a year’s supply of ‘civilised’ food. Air Corps The Macmillan co. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”?