Captain Sverdrup’s expedition to Northern Greenland.

Re the 1898-1902 ship and sledging expedition aboard the Fram, designed to survey the northern coast of Greenland, map its coastline, and to determine the extent of its northern islands. The article includes a description of Fram’s equipment.

p. 141: For the intellectual diversion of the expedition, a library of several hundred volumes, consisting principally of books used on the former expedition [of Fram], was taken. A considerable number of new books was added, however, and the saloon furnished with a piano for the musical entertainment on board.