Definition of Sverdrup

1. Noun. Norwegian explorer who led expeditions into the Arctic (1855-1930).

Exact synonyms: Otto Neumann Sverdrup
Generic synonyms: Adventurer, Explorer



Definition of Sverdrup

1. Noun. A unit of measure of volume transport, used in oceanography. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Sverdrup

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1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1903)
"There are one or two points on which I should like to ask for information, but our President has told us that Captain sverdrup has a very limited knowledge ..."

2. The Great White North: The Story of Polar Exploration from the Earliest by Helen Saunders Wright (1910)
"... commenting on the remarkable achievement of Otto sverdrup and his gallant companions during four travelling seasons entailing four Arctic winters, ..."

3. A History of Norway from the Earliest Times by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen (1900)
"In 1884, sverdrup was the hero of the Liberal party, considerable for his personal gifts and for his championship of Liberalism against the influence of the ..."

4. Arctic Exploration by J. Douglas Hoare (1906)
"CHAPTER XXXII THE LATER VOYAGES OF sverdrup AND PEARY AS we have already seen, ... sverdrup sailed from Upernavik on August 5, in our old friend the Fram, ..."

5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"sverdrup had applied for permission to join. I received one day a letter from an unknown man, signing himself Otto sverdrup. I made the usual inquiries, ..."

6. Scientific American Reference Book by Albert Allis Hopkins, Alexander Russell Bond (1905)
"sverdrup was incontestably the most successful, says Dr. Herman Haack in his ... sverdrup met with difficulties in Jones Sound also, for he could push no ..."

7. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1889)
"[1888. had lost faith in its chief, but he persisted in the hope of finally reconciling Mr. sverdrup with the majority of the Liberal party. ..."

8. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1903)
"There are one or two points on which I should like to ask for information, but our President has told us that Captain sverdrup has a very limited knowledge ..."

9. The Great White North: The Story of Polar Exploration from the Earliest by Helen Saunders Wright (1910)
"... commenting on the remarkable achievement of Otto sverdrup and his gallant companions during four travelling seasons entailing four Arctic winters, ..."

10. A History of Norway from the Earliest Times by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen (1900)
"In 1884, sverdrup was the hero of the Liberal party, considerable for his personal gifts and for his championship of Liberalism against the influence of the ..."

11. Arctic Exploration by J. Douglas Hoare (1906)
"CHAPTER XXXII THE LATER VOYAGES OF sverdrup AND PEARY AS we have already seen, ... sverdrup sailed from Upernavik on August 5, in our old friend the Fram, ..."

12. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"sverdrup had applied for permission to join. I received one day a letter from an unknown man, signing himself Otto sverdrup. I made the usual inquiries, ..."

13. Scientific American Reference Book by Albert Allis Hopkins, Alexander Russell Bond (1905)
"sverdrup was incontestably the most successful, says Dr. Herman Haack in his ... sverdrup met with difficulties in Jones Sound also, for he could push no ..."

14. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1889)
"[1888. had lost faith in its chief, but he persisted in the hope of finally reconciling Mr. sverdrup with the majority of the Liberal party. ..."

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