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1 Louise Arner Boyd By Austin Renee Martinez homepages.rootsweb.com
2 Louise Arner Boyd was known as the “ Ice Woman”.
3 Louise Arner Boyd She explored and photographed the Arctic Ocean and, she was the first woman to fly over the North Pole.katecampbellstevenson.comkatecampbellstevenson.com
4 Louise was born in San Rafael, California (close to San Francisco.) homepages.rootsweb.com
5 Interest in Polar Bears Louise’s interest in polar bear exploration started in 1924 when she visited Arctic regions on Norwegian cruise ships.oknation.net
6 In 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
7 In 1928 Louise wanted a expedition to find Norwegian Arctic explorer Roald Amundsen. amundsen.plwpclipart.com
8 Roald Amundsen had disappeared flying a mission to find Italian explorer and his engineer Umberto Nobile.
9 Louise was unable to find any trace of Roald Amundsen. The Norwegian governmentawarded her the Chevalier Cross of theOrder of Saint Olav.flickr.com
10 In 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
11 She received recognition by having an area in Greenland named after her.It is called Louise Boyd Land.born-today.com
12 Information 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.