nordenskjöld, baron


[nawr-dn-shohld, -shuhld; Swedish noor-duhn-shœld]
Baron Nils Adolf Erik [nils ah-dawlf ey-rik] , 1832–1901, Swedish arctic explorer, geographer, and geologist; born in Finland.
his nephew, Nils Otto Gustaf [nils awt-too goos-tahv] , 1869–1928, Swedish arctic and antarctic explorer. Unabridged
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Nordenskjöld (Swedish ˈnuːrdənʃœld)
Baron Nils Adolf Erik (nils ˈɑːdɔlf ˈeːrik). 1832--1901, Swedish Arctic explorer and geologist, born in Finland. He was the first to navigate the Northeast Passage (1878--79)

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