Vilhjalmur Stefansson

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Canadian explorer

Why Is Vilhjalmur Stefansson Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Vilhjalmur Stefansson was an Arctic explorer and ethnologist. He was born in Manitoba, Canada, and died at the age of 82. Early life Stefansson, born William Stephenson, was born at Arnes, Manitoba, Canada, in 1879. His parents had emigrated from Iceland to Manitoba two years earlier. After losing two children during a period of devastating flooding, the family moved to Dakota Territory in 1880 and homesteaded a mile southwest of the village of Mountain in Thingvalla Township of Pembina County.

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