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Borchgrevink, Carsten Egeberg (Carsten)

Born: 1864 AD
Died: 1934 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: Norwegian
Categories: Explorer


1864 - He was born on the 1st of December in Kristiania, Norway.

1894-1895 - He was member of a whaling expedition to the Ross Sea.

1895 - He was the 1st person to make confirmed landing on Antarctica.

1930 - He was awarded the Patron's Medal from the Royal Geographic Society.

1934 - He died this year in Slemdal, Oslo, Norway.


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