Photo of the Day

October 21, 2009

Sampling Arctic Ocean Water

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images from the National Geographic Archive

Fridtjof Nansen takes a reading of deep Arctic Ocean water temperature as part of the expedition's scientific work. Astronomical, meteorological, and oceanographic data were consistently collected.

From the National Geographic book National Geographic Image Collection.

Photograph by Fridtjof Nansen

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