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Stefansson, Vilhjalmur 1879-1962

Overview
Works: 890 works in 2,031 publications in 4 languages and 26,063 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Autobiographies  Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Travel writing  Bibliographies  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Translator, Cartographer, Former owner, Compiler, Creator
Classifications: G80, 919.8
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Great adventures and explorations from the earliest times to the present, as told by the explorers themselves by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

39 editions published between 1874 and 1966 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of the accounts of the explorers themselves, with interpretative comments
The friendly Arctic; the story of five years in Polar regions by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

65 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A research project and exploration in conjunction with the Canadian government. As a result of the expedition many thousands of square miles have been added to the territory of Canada. The expedition also observed that the cold of the Arctic deprived no one of health or comfort if he understands the conditions, realizes necessary precautions, and makes good use of common sense, and governs himself accordingly.--From introduction
Iceland, the first American republic by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

32 editions published between 1939 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General account of contemporary conditions
To the Arctic! : the story of Northern exploration from earliest times to the present by Jeannette Mirsky( Book )

12 editions published between 1948 and 1970 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the Arctic exploration
Unsolved mysteries of the Arctic by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

45 editions published between 1938 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Disappearance of the Greenland colony. 2. The lost Franklin expedition. 3. The strange fate of Thomas Simpson. 4. How did Andree die? 5. The missing Soviet flyers
Greenland by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

24 editions published between 1942 and 1947 in English and Undetermined and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the island since its discovery by the Vikings
Hunters of the great north by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

36 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's expedition among the Eskimos of the Mackenzie Delta region and northern Alaska, 1906-07
The northward course of empire by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

39 editions published between 1901 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the potential for economic development of arctic regions
Compass of the world : a symposium on political geography by Hans W Weigert( Book )

28 editions published between 1941 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents include: W.A.M. Burden "American air transport faces north"; G.B. Cressey "Siberia's role in Soviet strategy"; A.J. Dimond "The Aleutians"; G.B. Grosvenor "The northward course of aviation"; W.A. Pratt "Petroleum in the north"; E.C. Ropes "The Soviet arctic and the future"; V. Stefansson "The North American arctic" and "Arctic supply line."
Northwest to fortune; the search of Western man for a commercially practical route to the Far East by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

19 editions published between 1958 and 1974 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upper Mississippi : a wilderness saga by Walter Havighurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arctic manual by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

18 editions published between 1942 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A practical handbook on all phases of Arctic living, geography and climate. Prepared under direction of the Chief of the Air Corps, United States Army
New compass of the world : a symposium on political geography by Hans W Weigert( Book )

16 editions published between 1949 and 1953 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My life with the Eskimo by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

53 editions published between 1901 and 2009 in English and Icelandic and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published by the Macmillan Company in 1913. Leader's account of the Stefansson-Anderson expedition to northwest Alaska and Canada, 1908-12
The adventure of Wrangel island by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

16 editions published between 1923 and 1926 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otangel Island expedition, 1921-23
Ultima Thule : further mysteries of the Arctic by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2019 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possible voyages of Pytheas and Columbus to arctic seas; chapter on ancient and modern beliefs concerning arctic climate. (AB 16871)
Here is Alaska by Evelyn Stefansson Nef( Book )

3 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the history, natives, geography, cities, and modern problems of the largest state
Prehistoric and present commerce among the Arctic coast Eskimo by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

30 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes routes and articles of trade of the Copper Eskimo along arctic coast of Canada
Adventures in error by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

9 editions published between 1936 and 1970 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not by bread alone by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2019 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Great adventures and explorations from the earliest times to the present, as told by the explorers themselves
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Iceland, the first American republicTo the Arctic! : the story of Northern exploration from earliest times to the presentMy life with the EskimoTravelling passions : the hidden life of Vilhjalmur StefanssonMy life with the EskimoWriting on ice : the ethnographic notebooks of Vilhjalmur StefanssonPrisoners of the North
Alternative Names
Stef.

Stef 1879-1962

Stefanson, Vil'âlmur

Stefansonas Viljalmūras

Stefansson V.

Stefansson V. 1879-1962

Stefansson, V. (Vilhjalmur), 1879-1962

Stefánsson Vilhjálmur

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur 1879-

Stefánsson, Vilhjálmur 1879-1962

Stefánsson, Vilhjámur.

Stefansson, Vilʹjalmur 1879-1962

Stefansson, Villi

Stefansson, Villi 1879-1962

Stefánsson, W. 1879-1962

Stefánsson, Wilhjálmur 1879-1962

Stefánsson, Wiljámur 1879-1962

Stephenson, Vilhjalmur

Stephenson, Vilhjalmur 1879-1962

Stephenson, Villi

Stephenson, Villi 1879-1962

Stephenson, William

Stephenson, William 1879-1962

V.ステファンソン

Vilhjalmar, Stefansson 1879-1962

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson 1879-1962

Vilhjalmur Stefansson Canadees ontdekkingsreiziger (1879-1962)

Vilhjalmur Stefansson Canadian explorer

Vilhjalmur Stefansson eksplorues kanadez

Vilhjalmur Stefansson esplorador canadianu (1879–1962)

Vilhjalmur Stefansson esploratore e etnologo canadese

Vilhjalmur Stefansson explorador canadenc

Vilhjalmur Stefansson explorador canadiense

Vilhjalmur Stefansson explorateur canadien

Vilhjalmur Stefansson kanadalainen tutkimusmatkailija

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson kanadischer Polarforscher, Ethnologe und Ernährungswissenschaftler

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson kanadský polárník

Vilhjalmur Stefansson Kuzey Kutup Bölgesi'nin Kanada sınırları içinde kalan kesiminde beş yıl boyunca araştırmalar yapan kâşif ve etnolog.

Vilhjalmur Stefansson taiscéalaí Ceanadach

Вилялмур Стефансон

Вільялмур Стефанссон

Вільялмур Стэфансан

Стефансон А. В

Стефансон А. В. 1879-1962

Стефансон В

Стефансон В. 1879-1962

Стефансон, Вильялмур

Стефанссон В

Стефанссон В. 1879-1962

Стефенсон В

Стефенсон В. 1879-1962

فيلهلمور ستيفانسون مستكشف كندي

빌햐울뮈르 스테파운손

人类学家

施帯文生

菲爾賈馬爾·斯特凡森

Languages
English (645)

Icelandic (10)

French (3)

German (1)