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2.3     The collected data


The project group has collected data from the following sources:

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    The hearing in Tromsø on September 30, 2002

-     Interviews with witnesses from 1928 (in the light of articles in the Tromsø newspapers, autumn 2002)

-     Letters to the Norwegian Aviation Museum.

-     The finds made by “Kvitholmen” near Bjørnøya in 1933, including a map indicating the aircraft’s position.

-     Hovdenak and Hoel’s book of 1934: Roald Amundsen’s final voyage.

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  National Archives (Riksarkivet), Oslo:

-     Gunnar Hovdenak: Report to the admiral in command on the French and Norwegian Navies’ search for the Latham, summer 1928.

-     Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen: ”Report on the search for the ”Italia” and the ”Latham,” summer 1928”

-     The commanding admiral’s archives prior to 1940

-     Regional State Archives in Tromsø and Trondheim: Archives handed over by Tromsø and the Lofoten and Vesterålen Police Headquarters respectively

-     Main Rescue Co-ordination Centre in North Norway: Calculation of the drift of wreckage

-     Institute of Marine Research: Brief account of ocean currents in the North Atlantic and Barents sea

-     Meteorological Institute: Information on weather conditions, summer 1928 and spring 2003 at Bjørnøya Island and in the Barents sea.

 




  
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