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Axel Hamberg's Sarek research 1895-1933: Use of Invisible Sámi Assistants

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Abstract: The natural geographer Axel Hamberg (1863-1933) became the funder of the research in the mountain massif, Sarek, Sweden, the area that is known as Sweden?s last wild life area. He based his thesis on the research results from Sarek. He installed instruments for hydrographical and metrological measurements, as well as for sun hour registrations. But he was only present in the summers/autumns, so to ... View entire text
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  N: 67.5   S: 66.5   E: 20.0   W: 17.0

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Dataset Originator/Creator: Karin Granqvist
Dataset Title: Axel Hamberg?s Sarek research 1895-1933: Use of Invisible Sámi Assistants
Dataset Release Date: 2009-12-04
Dataset Release Place: Luleå, Sweden
Dataset Publisher: Karin Granqvist
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Start Date: 2005-09-01
Stop Date: 2010-12-31
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«Between the Arctic ?Other? and Subject: Two Researchers? Images of Sámi in the 19th century» i C. Folke Ax (eds.) Encountering Foreign Worlds: Experiences at Home and Abroad, Proceedings from the 26th Nordic Congress of Historians Reykjavík 8-12 August 2007, Reyjavík Háskólaútgáfan: University of Iceland Press, pp. 69-86.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-12-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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