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Ellef Ringnes Island - History
... The first known sighting of Ellef Ringnes Island was in 1901 by a sledging party consisting of Gunerius Isachsen and Sverre Hassel ... The island was named to honour Ellef Ringnes, a one of the principal patrons of the expedition ... At the time of the discovery of Ellef Ringnes Island, the expedition was based at Goose Fiord on the south coast of Ellesmere Island ...
Ellef Ringnes
... Ellef Ringnes (25 October 1842 – 15 March 1929) was a Norwegian brewer and patron ... His father left the farm in 1855, and Ellef was employed as travelling salesman for Christiania Bryggeri at the age of 18 ... The Ringnes brewery became successful, and Ellef Ringnes and his brother became patrons in Christiania ...
Ringnes - History
... The brewery was founded by brothers Amund and Ellef Ringnes (Amund was the brewer, Ellef the administrator and salesman) together with financial director Axel Heiberg ... Amund Ringnes (1840–1907) and Ellef Ringnes (1842–1929), were both born and grew up on the historic Ringnes farm in Krødsherad ... after his sponsors (Axel Heiberg Island, Amund Ringnes Island, and Ellef Ringnes Island) ...
Amund Ringnes (brewery Owner, 1840)
... In 1876, he founded Ringnes Compani brewery with his brother Ellef Ringnes and the businessman Axel Heiberg ... islands after them Amund Ringnes Island and Ellef Ringnes Island ... In 1896, his brother Ellef bought the Ringnes farm from him, which he earlier had inherited from his father ...
Ellef Ringnes Island - Flora and Fauna
... Ellef Ringnes Island is interesting to biologists because of its extremely rigorous arctic environment and its resulting meager flora and fauna ... Stefansson (1921), on visiting Ellef Ringnes in June 1916, wrote “I did not see a blade of grass and the district struck me as the most barren I had even seen” MacDonald (1961) who spent the field ... Accordingly, Ellef Ringnes probably supports fewer forms of life than any other ice-free arctic land mass of comparable size (5,000 sq ...