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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The only survivors were an Inuk woman, Ada Blackjackwhom the men had hired as a seamstress in Nome, Alaskaand taken with them, and the expedition’s cat, Vic. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved 26 December Stefansson noted that in the North, very lean meat sometimes produced “digestive disturbances”.

Language English Dewey Number 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. All perished on the island or in an attempt to get help from Siberia across the frozen Chukchi Sea. Nor, for that matter, did his otherwise very complete obituary in The New York Times of August 27, In andStefansson did archaeological research in Iceland.

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Stefansson’s manul included new land such as BrockMackenzie KingBordenMeighenand Lougheed Islands [6] and the edge of the continental shelf.

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Stefansson drew the ire of the public and the families for having sent such ill-equipped young men to Wrangel. Voyage of the Karluk.

Stefansson returned to the Arctic with a colleague, Dr. Lorne Knight, until he died of scurvy. Thereafter the protein calories did not exceed 25 per cent of the total for more than 1 day at a time. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Vilhjalmur Stefansson. Ambijan produced a page Year Book at the end offull of testimonials and letters of support.

In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, stefanssln must first login or sign up. Account Options Sign in. They were supplied with every necessity including a year’s supply of ‘civilised’ food. The Macmillan Company, Stefansson is also a figure of considerable interest in dietary circles, especially those with an interest in very low-carbohydrate diets.

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. Views Read Edit View history. He found that he and his fellow explorers of European, Negro, and South Sea Islands descent were also perfectly healthy on such a diet. The diet technically contains a very low amount of carbohydates as the fresh fish that the Inuit ate would have contained a small amount of glycogen.


National Library of Australia. Login to add to list. A tireless proponent of settlement in Birobidzhan, Stefansson appeared at countless Stefznsson meetings, dinners, and rallies, and proved an invaluable resource. The raising of the British flag on Wrangel Island, an acknowledged Russian territory, caused an international incident.

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Stefansson attributes the fast onset of illness due to the usually lean meat that he was served versus the fattier caribou meat he consumed previously. Blackjack was rescued in after two years on Wrangel Island. Stefansson resumed his explorations by sledge over the Arctic Oceanhere known as the Beaufort Sea sttefansson, leaving Collinson PointAlaska in April, Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition.

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Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 1 of 2. One of the organisations prominent in this campaign was the American Committee for the Settlement of Stefwnsson in Birobidjanor Ambijan, formed in Neither of the two men suffered any adverse after-effects from their four-year experiment.

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