The Arctic: Exploration Timeline

Arctic discovery timeline

Arctic Timeline: Ancient Times from 330 BC to 1000 AD
Arctic Timeline from 1594-1610
Arctic Timeline from 1725-1779
Arctic Timeline from 1776-1779
Arctic Timeline from 1819-1831
Arctic Timeline from 1845-1873
Arctic Timeline 1878
Arctic Timeline from 1879-1882
Arctic Timeline from 1882-1884
Arctic Timeline from 1886-1909
Arctic Timeline from 1893-1895
Arctic Timeline from 1903-1905
Arctic Timeline from 1910-1915
Arctic Timeline from 1918-1925
Arctic Timeline 1930
Arctic Timeline 1958
Arctic Timeline from 1970-1990s
Arctic Timeline from 1993-1998
Arctic Timeline from 2007-2008
Fridtjof Nansen
Portrait of Roald Amundsen. © Public domain.

W. S. Schley and his relief expedition crew with the six survivors of the Greely Expedition, June 1884.
The Fram under sail. Source: NOAA Photo Library.

1903-1905
Norwegian explorer, Roald Amundsen, completes the first successful navigation of the Northwest Passage. It would be another 34 years before the journey is accomplished again.

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