Rasmussen, Phil Knud, 1879-1933

Rasmussen, Phil Knud, 1879-1933



  • Existence: 1879 - 1933


Knud Johan Victor Rasmussen was born on June 7, 1879 in Greenland. He was a Greenlandic–Danish polar explorer and anthropologist and was the first European to cross the Northwest Passage via dog sled. Rasmussen died on December 21, 1933

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"Luftvirksomheden paa Groenland" report

Stefansson Mss-67
Identifier: Mss-67
Date(s): 1932

Consist of "Aviation Studies in Greenland" [Luftvirsomheden paa Gronland] with reports by Dr. phil Knud Rasmussen, E. Rasmussen, Dr. phil Lauge Koch, V. Petersen and H. Harms, The reports are in Greenlandic with photographs and maps.