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Hedin, Sven Anders :: Explorer

Object description
Sven Anders Hedin (19 February 1865 in Stockholm – 26 November 1952 in Stockholm) was a Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer, and travel writer, as well as an illustrator of his own works. During four expeditions to Central Asia he discovered the Transhimalaya (once named the Hedin Range in his honor) and the sources of the Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej Rivers, Lake Lop Nur, and the remains of cities, grave sites and the Great Wall of China in the deserts of the Tarim Basin. The posthumous publication of his Central Asia atlas marked the conclusion of his life’s work. (wikipedia, 2010-09-01).
Display name
Hedin, Sven Anders
SMVK-EM - samma som
1001508
Person title
Explorer
First Name
Sven; Anders
Last Name
Hedin
Time - Date of birth
1865-02-19
Time - Date of death
1952-11-26
Description
Sven Anders Hedin (19 February 1865 in Stockholm – 26 November 1952 in Stockholm) was a Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer, and travel writer, as well as an illustrator of his own works. During four expeditions to Central Asia he discovered the Transhimalaya (once named the Hedin Range in his honor) and the sources of the Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej Rivers, Lake Lop Nur, and the remains of cities, grave sites and the Great Wall of China in the deserts of the Tarim Basin. The posthumous publication of his Central Asia atlas marked the conclusion of his life’s work. (wikipedia, 2010-09-01).
Source - http
collections.smvk.se
Source, Wikip. - is desc. by
en.wikipedia.org
Source, Kulturnav - same as
kulturnav.org
Date - Registration
2010-09-01

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