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Sverdrup, Harald Ulriklocked

(15 November 1888–21 August 1957)
  • Elizabeth Noble Shor

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Sverdrup, Harald Ulrik (15 November 1888–21 August 1957), oceanographer, was born in Sogndal (Sogn), Norway, the son of Johan Edward Sverdrup, a Church of Norway minister and teacher, and Maria Vollan. The boy’s mother died when he was young, and his father moved several times within Norway in church positions. Harald was educated by governesses until age fourteen....

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