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Norwegian Sea Captain Nils Larsen is most known for his work in Norway's Antarctic missions. Following his master's degree from a shipping firm in Norway, Larsen went on to become one of Norway's most famous whalers. Additionally, Nils Larsen served as the ship's first mate on several Norvegia voyages to Antarctica. As a result of this research voyage, Norway was able to gain control of Bouvet Island and Peter I Island. When Larsen initially arrived on the island, he was the only one there.

Stressful Factors of Being at Sea

When it comes to sailing, several factors can cause stress for a person. Some of them are fatigue, lack of communication with the outside world, work-related stress, loneliness, and COVID-19. If you have any of these problems, you should seek help immediately. Fatigue Fatigue is a significant cause of concern for seafarers. It can be […]

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What Does a Sea Captain Do?

During a sea voyage, a sea captain can carry a lot of goods and equipment and also have to observe the loading and unloading of these cargoes. They can also write down a job description and keep regular logs throughout the journey. Observe the loading and unloading of cargo or equipment Observing the loading and […]

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Facts About Ships in the Early 1900s

Some facts about ships in the early 1900s might surprise you. They include Paddle steamers, Clipper ships, Steam engines, and Submarines. This article provides you with an overview of some of these ships. The information in this article is intended for general knowledge and may not be helpful to someone unfamiliar with these types of […]

Nils Larsen Shares Little Known Facts About Antarctica

Nils Larsen Shares Little Known Facts About Antarctica Antarctica is a mostly uninhabited winter wonderland. The southernmost continent is claimed by no country. However, at any given time, multiple countries have scientists and other staff on the continent. These days, thousands of tourists visit as well, but Antarctica remains a desolate, mysterious land. Curious about […]

Nils Larsen Celebrated for Contribution to Antarctic Exploration

Norwegian sea captain Nils Larsen remembered for his place in history as a legendary explorer Best known for the Norvegia expeditions of Antarctica, Norwegian sea captain Nils Larsen remains among the most celebrated Antarctic explorers in history. First establishing himself as a whaler, Larsen soon turned his attention to more exploratory endeavors wherein the Sandar-born sea captain […]

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Nils Larsen of Norvegia Expeditions First to Set Foot on Island Discovered by Famous Explorer

Nordic sea captain, Nils Larsen of the legendary Norvegia Expeditions, celebrated as the first person ever to set foot on an Antarctic island initially sighted by a famous Russian. A celebrated sea captain hailing from the Kingdom of Norway in Northern Europe, Nils Larsen of the Norvegia Expeditions and his crew traveled more than 17,000 kilometers to […]