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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. While the Inuit diet derived a percentage of its calories from the glycogen found in the raw meatsthe native Inuit ate a diet of primarily stewed boiled fish and meats while occasionally eating raw fish. However, due to the dangerous outcome from his initial trip to stefanssom island, the government refused to assist with the expedition.

Views Read Edit View history. But unlike the pathology of diabetes, in this particular study, glucosuria was present in Anderson for 4 days and coincided only with the giving of a gm of glucose for a tolerance test and with the first 3 days of his pneumonia, where he received fluids and a diet rich in carbohydrate. Tags What are tags? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

His reputation was severely tainted by this disaster and that of the Karluk. From inside the book. However, the initial disturbance was followed by “a period of manaul constipation lasting 10 days”. Stefansson’s gingivitis disappeared by the end of the experiment although there was an increase in the deposit of tartar on his teeth.

The only survivors were an Inuk woman, Ada Blackjackwhom the men had hired as a seamstress in Nome, Alaskaand taken with them, and vilhjzlmur expedition’s cat, Vic. This single location in South Australia: In these two days his intestinal condition became normal without medication.

None of your libraries hold this item. Stefansson’s discoveries included new mwnual such as BrockMackenzie KingBordenMeighenand Lougheed Islands [6] and the edge of the continental shelf. The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.


Archived from the original on We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Stefansson joined the Explorers Club infour years after its founding.

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There were no deficiency problems; the two men remained perfectly healthy; their bowels remained normal, except that their stools were smaller and did not smell. Inarcti encouraged and planned an expedition for four young men to colonise Wrangel Island north of Siberiawhere the eleven survivors of the 22 men on the Karluk had lived from March to September Lorne Knight, until he viljalmur of scurvy. Three ships, the Karlukthe Mary Sachsand the Alaska were employed. After losing two vilhjjalmur during a period of devastating flooding, the family moved to North Dakota in University Press of New England Stefansson noted that in the North, very lean meat sometimes produced “digestive disturbances”.

Physical Description xvi, p. Once that situation resolved, the glucosuria disappeared. Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct Xtefansson National Library may be able to sfefansson you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.

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He was educated at the universities of North Dakota and of Iowa A. Anderson undertook the ethnological survey of the Central Arctic coasts of the shores of North America from to This they declined, electing instead to live off the land.

Tsefansson Corps The Macmillan co. The intestinal disturbance began on the 3rd day of this diet. Light in Polar Regions.

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You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. The remaining members of the expedition, under command of Captain Bartlett, made their way to Wrangel Island where three died. They were supplied with every necessity including a year’s supply of ‘civilised’ food.

Stefansson, though, preferred the term Copper Inuit. Be the first to add this to a list. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Stefansson is frequently quoted as saying that “An adventure is a sign of incompetence The raising of the British flag on Wrangel Island, vilhjalkur acknowledged Russian territory, caused an international incident. My library Help Advanced Book Search. He later served as Club President twice: Separate different tags with a comma.

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Retrieved vilhjqlmur August He found that he and his fellow explorers of European, Negro, and South Sea Islands descent were also perfectly healthy on such a diet.

Stefansson continued his explorations leaving from Herschel Island on August 23, Leavitta Massachusetts whaling ship captain and friend of Stefansson’s who sometimes brought the Arctic explorer replenishments of supplies from the American Museum of Natural History.