Oxford University East Greenland Expedition 1962

Organized by David Sugden and Brian John, this 8-man expedition worked in the remote wilderness around Kjove Land, Scoresby Land and Nordvest Fjord for 8 weeks in the summer of 1962. It was one of the last completely unsupported expeditions, with no radio contact, no helicopter backup and no mechanised transport of any sort. We all survived......
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Image of grave markers and flowers in the cemetery at scoresbysund, an inuit village in east greenland by ArcticPhoto

Image of grave markers and flowers in the cemetery at scoresbysund, an inuit village in east greenland by ArcticPhoto

Iceberg, Nordvest Fjord

Iceberg, Nordvest Fjord

Children - Scoresbysund

Children - Scoresbysund

on the big terminal moraine - Holger Danskes Briller

on the big terminal moraine - Holger Danskes Briller

Kolossen and the Werner Mountains

Kolossen, near Mesters Vig

Mining activity, Malmbjerget

1962 activity at the Malmbjerget mine

NE Greenland fjord country -- the Arctic Riviera

NE Greenland fjord country -- the Arctic Riviera

Birdwatching, Holger Danskes Briller

Sandy Hall and Geoff Arnold at the lake in the rain -- birdwatching 1962

Ski plane, Malmbjerget

1962 -- ski plane used for contact with Malmbjerget mine

Holger Danskes Briller

Holger Danskes Briller

Arctic poppies

Arctic poppies

Surveying, Kjove Land raised marine terraces

Surveying, Kjove Land raised marine terraces

Surveying, HDB moraine

Surveying, HDB moraine

meltwater stream, Oxford Gletscher

meltwater stream, Oxford Gletscher

On Oxford Gletscher

On Oxford Gletscher

Old man singing

Old man singing

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