A talk by Hans Almqvist. A more unknown part of Sweden's polar voyages, the Vega expedition and the discovery of the North East Passage 1878-1880 where the ship was frozen in the sea for 10 months.
Hans Almqvist, descendant to the ship doctor at Vega, gives an exciting and graphic description of the Vega expedition and the discovery of the North East Passage 1878-1880. A research trip that made great success throughout our globe. It is considered one of Sweden's foremost scientific achievements, but may not be as much mentioned as other polar expeditions.
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