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Nordenskjöld's Greenland Expedition

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IN a series of letters to Mr. Oscar Dickson, Baron Nordenskjold has given a detailed report of the leading incidents and results of his recent expedition, though it will still be some time ere we can learn what are the full gains to science. The leading novelty of the expedition was, of course, the journey into the interior of Greenland. We have already given some account of Dr. Nathorst's visit to the Cape York region, and in the present article will Confine ourselves mainly to Nordenskjöld's own journey up the interior. We reproduce a sketch map of this journey, which Mr. Dickson has been good enough to send us. After mentioning his attempt to approach the south-east coast of Greenland, Nordenskjöld says:—

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