o.n. sverdrup

Sverdrup

[sver-druhp, sfer-; Norwegian svar-droop]
noun
1.
Otto Neumann [awt-toh noi-mahn] , 1855?–1930, Norwegian explorer of the Arctic.
2.
Also called Sverdrup Islands. a group of islands in the N Northwest Territories of Canada, in the Arctic, W of Ellesmere Island: named after Otto Neumann Sverdrup.
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sverdrup

noun
Norwegian explorer who led expeditions into the Arctic (1855-1930) 
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