Results 1 – 22 of 22 Arctic Manual by Stefansson, Vilhjalmur and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Arctic Manual. Front Cover. Vilhjálmur Stefánsson, United States. Army. Air Corps . The Macmillan co., – Arctic regions – pages. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Arctic manual / by Vilhjalmur Stefansson, prepared under direction of the chief of the Air Corps, United States Army.

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Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Other editions – View all Arctic Manual While there was considerable skepticism when Stefansson reported his findings about the viability of an exclusively meat diet, his claims have been borne out in later studies and analyses.

Ambijan produced a page Year Book at the end offull of testimonials and letters of support. Stefansson had designs for forming an exploration company that would be geared towards individuals interested in touring the Arctic island.

State Library of NSW. All perished on the island or in an attempt to get help from Siberia across the frozen Chukchi Sea. Retrieved 24 August His parents had emigrated from Iceland to Manitoba two years earlier.

He was educated at the universities of North Dakota and of Iowa A. During this experiment his intake had varied between 2, and 3, calories per day and he derived, by choice, an average of almost eighty percent of his energy from animal fat and almost twenty percent from protein.


The Macmillan Company, bilhjalmur My library Help Advanced Book Search. The protein accounted for 45 per cent of his food calories. Separate different tags with a comma.

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Language English Dewey Number manul Am J Clin Nutr. Some years after his first experience with the Inuit known as Eskimos in Stefansson’s timeDr. Public Relations states that Pendelton Dudleyonce considered the “dean of public relations”, convinced the American Meat Institute to fund this study. Stefansson continued his explorations leaving from Herschel Island on August 23, After losing two children during a period of devastating flooding, the family moved to North Dakota in Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.

The raising of the British flag on Wrangel Island, an acknowledged Russian territory, caused an international incident. Vilhjalmur Stefansson, veteran Arctic explorer and author has been unanimously voted in as the third Honorary Member of the American Polar Society by its executive board.

He will be presented with an illuminated scroll emblematic of Stefansson originally wanted to claim Wrangel Island for the Canadian government. Stefansson’s explanation was that he and five other expedition members left to go hunting to provide fresh meat for the crew.


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Roald Amundsen stated he was “the greatest humbug alive” [15] referring to his mismanagement of the Wrangel Island fiascos. These 4 locations vjlhjalmur All: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. His reputation was severely tainted by this disaster and that of the Karluk. From April to June he lived on the ice pack.

During the next 2 days he took much less protein and more fat so that he received about 20 percent of his calories from protein and 80 percent from fat. The History of Science Society.

Language English View stefanwson editions Prev Next edition 1 of 2. Neither of the two men suffered any adverse after-effects from their four-year experiment.

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