knud johan victor rasmussen

Rasmussen

[ras-moo-suhn]
noun
Knud Johan Victor [knooth yoo-hahn veek-tawr] , 1879–1933, Danish arctic explorer.
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Rasmussen (Danish ˈrasmusən)
 
n
Knud Johan Victor (knuð joˈhan ˈviktɔr). 1879--1933, Danish arctic explorer and ethnologist. He led several expeditions through the Arctic in support of his theory that the North American Indians were originally migrants from Asia

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Danish-Eskimo explorer and ethnologist who, in the course of completing the longest dog-sledge journey to that time, across the American Arctic, made a scientific study of virtually every Eskimo tribe in that vast region

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