The Disastrous North Pole Balloon Mission of 1897

Arctic camp of the doomed 1897 Swedish mission to cross North Pole in a hydrogen balloon, led by S. Found 30 years later, 93 of 240 photographs were salvageable.

andree expedition photos - Google Search

andree expedition photos - Google Search

andree expedition book - An illustration from Joseph Lecornu's 1903 book La Navigation Aerienne depicts Swedish explorer S.A. Andree taking

andree expedition book - An illustration from Joseph Lecornu's 1903 book La Navigation Aerienne depicts Swedish explorer S. Andree taking

Andree.boardgame - Andrées polarexpedition – Wikipedia

Andree.boardgame - Andrées polarexpedition – Wikipedia

andree expedition photos -In 1897 he journeyed to Spitzbergen, hoping to join Andree's expedition, but there was no room for him in the balloon-car.

andree expedition photos -In 1897 he journeyed to Spitzbergen, hoping to join Andree's expedition, but there was no room for him in the balloon-car.

andree expedition photos - Google Search

andree expedition photos - Google Search

On May 31, 1896, after more than a year of preparation, the First Andrée Polar…

The new crew from from left to right: the reserve Vilhelm Swedenborg, Nils Strindberg, Knut Frænkel, S.

andree expedition photos - Google Search

andree expedition photos - Google Search

andree expedition photos - Google Search

andree expedition photos - Google Search

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