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Vilhjalmur Stefansson

Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame
1994 Inductee

Described as the last of the dog sled Arctic explorers, Vilhjalmur Stefansson proved modern man could live like the Eskimos in the north country, leading several expeditions to northern reaches of the continent. His parents emigrated from Iceland to Manitoba, giving birth two year’s later to Stefansson in 1879.

 

Placing Vilhjalmur Stefansson, North Dakota Horizons, Winter 2013

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