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Cape Flora, Franz Josef Land/Russian Arctic National Park

Northbrook Island

Venture to one of the most southerly islands

Information about Northbrook Island

One of the most southerly islands, in the SW. A number of expeditions visited Cape Flora between 1880 and 1929, some setting up bases and winter quarters, including the Jackson-Harmsworth expedition of 1894-97. There are still artifacts and remains visible. Cape Barents, was also visited by several expeditions.

Cape Flora is also famous for where, on 17th June 1896, Jackson spotted two men heading towards his base, and asked – “Are You Nansen?”!

Pictures of Northbrook Island

Cape Flora, Franz Josef Land/Russian Arctic National Park
Walruses lying on Northbrook Island

Highlights Close to Northbrook Island

Our trips to Northbrook Island

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