Borchgrevink, Carsten Egeberg (1864-1934)

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Borchgrevink, C. E. (1864-1934)
Borchgrevink, C. E. (Carsten E) (1864-1934)
Borchgrevink, Carsten E. (1864-1934)
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Antarctic explorer
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Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink (1864-1934). Antarctic explorer, was born on 1 December 1864 in Christiania, Norway, son of Henrik Christian Borchgrevink, barrister, and his wife Annie, née Ridley. Educated...

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Carsten Borchgrevink was an Antarctic explorer, whose group was the first to winter on the continental mainland. Although he was not a properly trained scientist his pioneering work in the Antarctic was valuable to later, more elaborate, scientific expeditions.

Born Christiania, Norway, 1 December 1864. Died Oslo, 21 April 1934. Studied natural science, Royal College, Tharandt, Saxony. Migrated to Australia 1888. Worked on survey teams in Queensland and New South Wales 1892-94; taught languages and natural science, Cooerwull Academy, Bowenfels, New South Wales; deck-hand and scientific work, Antarctic whaling expedition in the "Antarctic"; raised money for a scientific expedition in the "Southern Cross" 1898 (first men to spend a winter on the continental mainland, and made a sledge journey to the highest southern latitude reached in the Antarctic to that date); scientific expedition for the National Geographic Society to the West Indies to study the effects of recent volcanic eruptions 1902. Silver medal, Royal Scottish Geographical Society 1904; Patron's Medal, Royal Geographical Society 1930.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Borchgrevink, Carsten Egeberg
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Borchgrevink, Carsten Egeberg (1864-1934), Antarctic explorer
    Swan, R. A.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 348
  3. Before the Heroes Came: Antarctica in the 1890s
    Baughman, T.H.
    Published: University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1994
  4. Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink (1864-1934): the man who claimed to be the first to set foot on Antarctica
    Branagan, D.
    Published: 2014
    Series: Earth Sciences History, 33, 1, 67-121
  5. Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink (1864-1934): the Man Who Claimed to be the First to Set Foot on Antarctica
    Branagan, D. F.
    Published: 2014
    Series: Earth Sciences History, 33, 1, 67-121

Resources by Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink (8)

  1. Die Antarktische Expedition des "Southern Cross" in den Jahren 1898-1900 / C.E. Borchgrevink
    Borchgrevink, C. E. (Carsten E.), 1864-1934
    [ Book : 1901 ]
    Languages: German
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. First on the Antarctic Continent : Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1898–1900 / C. E. Borchgrevink
    Borchgrevink, C. E. (Carsten E.), 1864-1934
    [ Book : 1901 ]
    At 2 libraries
    First on the Antarctic Continent : Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1898–1900 / C. E. Borchgrevink
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  3. Nærmest Sydpolen aaret 1900 / Carsten E. Borchgrevink
    Borchgrevink, C. E. (Carsten E.), 1864-1934
    [ Book : 1905 ]
    Languages: Danish
    At 3 libraries
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  4. Das Festland am Südpol : die Expedition zum Südpolarland in den Jahren 1898-1900 / von Carsten Borchgrevink
    Borchgrevink, C. E. (Carsten E.), 1864-1934
    [ Book : 1904-1905 ]
    Languages: German
    At 4 libraries
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  5. First on the Antarctic continent : being an account of the British Antarctic expedition, 1898-1900 / by C.E. Borchgrevink ... With portraits, maps, and 186 illustrations
    Borchgrevink, C. E. (Carsten E.), 1864-1934
    [ Book : 1901-2014 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 23 libraries
    First on the Antarctic continent : being an account of the British Antarctic expedition, 1898-1900 / by C.E. Borchgrevink ... With portraits, maps, and 186 illustrations
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  6. Magnetic and Meteorological observations  : made by the "Southern Cross" Antarctic Expedition, 1898-1900 under the direction of C.E. Borchgrevink
    Southern Cross Expedition (1898-1900)
    [ Book : 1902 ]
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    At Geoscience Australia
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  7. Magnetic and meteorological observations / made by the "Southern Cross" Antarctic Expedition, 1898-1900, under the direction of C.E. Borchgrevink
    Southern Cross Antarctic Expedition (1898-1900)
    [ Book : 1902 ]
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  8. Journal, notes and addresses of the voyage of the Norwegian ship Antarctic to the South Polar seas in the years 1894-5 / edited under the authority of the Council of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (Victorian Branch) by A.C. Macdonald a ...
    Macdonald, A. C. (Alexander Cameron), 1828-1917
    [ Book : 1895 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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Resources about Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink (7)

  1. C. E. Borchgrevink
    [ Photograph : 1895 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    C. E. Borchgrevink
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  2. Cape Adare, first landing on the mainland
    [ Art work : 1895 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    Cape Adare, first landing on the mainland
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  3. Mt. Adare
    [ Art work : 1895 ]
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    Mt. Adare
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  4. Sealing on the edge of the Ice Pack
    [ Art work : 1895 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    Sealing on the edge of the Ice Pack
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  5. Balleny Island 66 44' S
    [ Art work : 1895 ]
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    Balleny Island 66 44' S
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  6. The Midnight Sun - Balleny Island
    [ Art work : 1895 ]
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    The Midnight Sun - Balleny Island
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  7. THE LONG BOAT
    [ Art work : 1895 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    THE LONG BOAT
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