Baron Nils Adolf Erik
[nils ah-dawlf ey-rik] /nɪls ˈɑ dɔlf ˈeɪ rɪk/ (Show IPA), 1832–1901, Swedish arctic explorer, geographer, and geologist; born in Finland.
his nephew, Nils Otto Gustaf
[nils awt-too goo s-tahv] /nɪls ˈɔt tʊ ˈgʊs tɑv/ (Show IPA), 1869–1928, Swedish arctic and antarctic explorer.
Historical Examples

nordenskjold was the first navigator to137 double Cape Chelyuskin, the northern cape of Asia.
Wealth of the World’s Waste Places and Oceania
Jewett Castello Gilson

Our approximate position is forty miles east-north-east of nordenskjold Ice Tongue.
South! Sir Ernest Shackleton

“The morning was so clear and bright that I absolutely do not know with what to compare it,” nordenskjold wrote.
The Romance of Polar Exploration G. Firth Scott

Baron Nils Adolf Erik (nils ˈɑːdɔlf ˈeːrik). 1832–1901, Swedish Arctic explorer and geologist, born in Finland. He was the first to navigate the Northeast Passage (1878–79)


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