3Louise Arner Boyd She explored and photographed the Arctic Ocean and, she was the first woman to fly over the North Pole.katecampbellstevenson.comkatecampbellstevenson.com
4Louise was born in San Rafael, California (close to San Francisco.) homepages.rootsweb.com
5Interest in Polar Bears Louise’s interest in polar bear exploration started in 1924 when she visited Arctic regions on Norwegian cruise ships.oknation.net
6In two years Louise Boyd was in charge of a Norwegian ship and took a few friends (a group) on a trip from Norway to the Arctic Ocean.flickr.com
7In 1928 Louise wanted a expedition to find Norwegian Arctic explorer Roald Amundsen. amundsen.plwpclipart.com
8Roald Amundsen had disappeared flying a mission to find Italian explorer and his engineer Umberto Nobile.
9Louise was unable to find any trace of Roald Amundsen. The Norwegian governmentawarded her the Chevalier Cross of theOrder of Saint Olav.flickr.com
10In 1931, Louise started taking trips to the Arctic. She explored Greenland and studiedglacial formations, plant life, and animal lifeon the De Geer Glacier.merrittscharnweber.commerrittscharnweber.com
11She received recognition by having an area in Greenland named after her.It is called Louise Boyd Land.born-today.com
12Information About Louise Boyd Birth Date: September 16,1858Born In: San Rafael, California (Near San Francisco)Died: October 30,1923Other Information: She was the first women to fly overthe North Pole and, she tried to find explorer Roald Amundsen.