But he went on to navigate the Northeast Passage as well as reach the North Pole in a record-breaking flight at the age of 53.
Nothing had been effected towards the accomplishment of a Northeast Passage.
Once and for all and forever he disproves the myth of a Northeast Passage.
But at least their returning in a contrary direction to the "Vega" would prove the feasibility of the Northeast Passage.
And so they cherished the hope of a Northeast Passage from this slim sign.
There must be no myth of a Northeast Passage left lurking in any of the many inlets of this spider-shaped sea.
Up went hopes again for the Northeast Passage, and the twenty thousand pounds!
Only once did the maze of waterways seem to promise a Northeast Passage.
The desire to reach India influenced Dutch statesmen to attempt to find a Northeast Passage.
Their principal object was not so much the charting of northern Siberia as the discovery and navigation of the Northeast Passage.