Expeditions

Geoscientific Spitsbergen-Expedition (SPE) 1990-1992

General Informations about Spitsbergen

 


Spitsbergen Expeditions





Karte 1599
 
"Deliniatio cartae trium navigationum ..."
drawn by Willem Barents [ca. 1550-1597],
processed and published by Cornelis Claeszoon [ca. 1580-1633] 1599 in Den Haag
(Source: http://www.ub.uit.no/northernlights/ger/maps.htm)

Enlarged cut-out see below
 

 
Year
 
                    Expeditions
 
1194
 
Discovery by Vikings (Svalbard)
 
1596
 
Rediscovery by Willem Barents [approx. 1550-1597]
 
1625
 
First accurate coast und fjord map of Spitsbergen
 
1710
 
First map of the whole Archipelago - Giles and Rep Map
 
1773
 
British Expedition under C. J. Philipps
 
1807
 
British Expedition under Admiral Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke [1776-1841]
 
1838/39
 
French Expedition
 
1858
 
Swedish Expedition under Prof. Otto Martin Torell [1828-1900]
 
1861
 
2nd Torell-Expedition
 
1864
 
Swedish Expedition under Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld [1832-1901]
 
1868
 
2nd Nördenskiöld-Expedition
First German North Pol Expedition under Karl Koldewey [1837-1908]
 
1870
 
German Expedition under Theodor von Heughlin [1824-1876]
 
1872 3rd Nordenskiöld-Expedition
Austrian Expedition under Johann (Hans) Nepomuk Wilczek [1837-1922]
 
1889 German Expedition under Willy Kükenthal [1861-1922]
 
1890
 
4th Nordenskiöld-Expedition
 
1892/93 Austrian Expedition under Prinz Heinrich von Bourbon [1851-1905]
 
1895 British Expedition under Commodore L. Atkinson
 
1896/97 British Expeditionen under Sir William Martin Conway [1856-1937]
 
1898 Swedish Expedition under Prof. Alfred Gabriel Nathorst [1850-1921]
Swedish Expedition under Baron Gerard Jakob DeGeer [1858-?]
 
1899 Expedition of Prince Albert of Monaco [1848-1922]
 
1899-1902 Swedish-Russian "Arc of Meridian Expedition"
 
1906 Scottish Expedition under Dr. William Spiers Bruce [1867-1921]
2nd Expedition of Prince Albert of Monaco directed by Gunnerius (Gunnar) Ingvald Isachsen [1868-1939]
 
1907 2nd Bruce-Expedition
3rd Expedition of Prince Albert of Monaco directed by G. Isachsen
German Expedition under Franz-Karl von Bock [1876-?] and Bernhard Graf Poninski [1872-?] to the Liefdefjord
 
1908 2nd DeGeer-Expedition
 
1909 3rd Bruce-Expedition
Norwegian Expedition under G. Isachsen
 
1910 2nd Isachsen-Expedition
Norwegian Expedition under Gunnar Holmsen [1880-?]
Swiss Expedition under Auguste Dubois [1862-1923]
German Expedition under Wilhelm Filchner [1877-1957]
 
1911-14 Norwegian Expedition under Adolf Hoel [1879-?] and Arve Staxrud [1881-1933]
 
1912 4th Bruce-Expedition
 
1914 5th Bruce-Expedition
 
1917/18 Norwegian Expedition under Adolf Hoel [1879-?] and Sverre Røvig [1878-?]
 
1919 Norwegian Expedition under Adolf Hoel
Scottish Expedition under Dr. William Spiers Bruce [1867-1921] and Robert Neale Rudmose-Brown [1879-?]
 
1920 Scottish Expedition under John Mathieson [1855-?]
Swedish Hydrographic Expedition under Gustaf Paul Reinius [1874-?]
 
1921 British Expedition under F. G. Binney
 
1923 2nd Binney-Expedition
Norwegian Expedition under Thor Iversen [1873-?]
 
1924 3rd Binney-Expedition - "Oxford University Arctic Expedition"
2nd Iversen-Expedition
 
1931 Swedish-Norwegian Expedition under Hans Jakob Konrad Wilhelmsson Ahlmann [1889-?]
 
1933 British Expedition under A. R. Glenn
 
1934 Polish Expedition under S. Bernadzikiwicz
 
1935/36 2nd Glenn-Expedition
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1938 German Spitsbergen Expedition to the Hornesund
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1962 Spitsbergen Expedition of the GDR to the Kongsfjord
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1990-92 Geoscientific Spitsbergen-Expedition (Germany, Norway, Swiss)
 

 
Kartenausschnitt 1599
 
Enlarged cut-out of the map
"Delinieatio cartae trium navigantionum ..."
by Willem Barents from 1599
 


 
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In cooperation with the Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI), supported by the Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) and sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)