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Scientific Worthies


    XIX.—ADOLF ERIK NORDENSKJÖLD FEW men have done more varied and real service for science than Baron Nordenskjöld, whose portrait we are pleased to include in our Gallery of Scientific Worthies. The present seems an appropriate time to do so, when Nordenskjöld has crowned the labours of half a lifetime by recounting the story of his greatest achievement, and put the finishing touch to centuries of effort. Baron Nordenskjöld is known to most as the successful Arctic explorer and navigator, but his claims to be regarded as a worthy of science rest on a much wider basis.

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