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Louise Arner Boyd was known as the “ Ice Woman”.
Louise Arner Boyd She explored and photographed the Arctic Ocean and, she was the first woman to fly over the North Pole. katecampbellstevenson.com
Louise was born in San Rafael, California (close to San Francisco.) homepages.rootsweb.com
Louise’s interest in polar bear exploration started in 1924 when she visited Arctic regions on Norwegian cruise ships. Interest in Polar Bears oknation.net
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
In 1928 Louise wanted a expedition to find Norwegian Arctic explorer Roald Amundsen. amundsen.plwpclipart.com
Roald Amundsen Roald Amundsen had disappeared flying a mission to find Italian explorer and his engineer Umberto Nobile.
Louise was unable to find any trace of Roald Amundsen. The Norwegian government awarded her the Chevalier Cross of the Order of Saint Olav. flickr.com
In 1931, Louise started taking trips to the Arctic. She explored Greenland and studied glacial formations, plant life, and animal life on the De Geer Glacier. merrittscharnweber.com
She received recognition by having an area in Greenland named after her. It is called Louise Boyd Land. born-today.com
Information About Louise Boyd Birth Date: September 16,1858 Born In: San Rafael, California (Near San Francisco) Died: October 30,1923 Other Information: She was the first women to fly over the North Pole and, she tried to find explorer Roald Amundsen.