Nordic Spirit Classics Second Friday Series – Friday, June 10

Skäne to Lappland – Travels through Sweden with Carl Linnaeus

by Anders Björling, Nature Photographer and Prof. Roland Thorstensson, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota

Walter Siegmund, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Although best known for his system of nomenclature in botany, Carl Linnaeus is also noted for his travel books about the Swedish provinces. Anders Björling and Roland Thorstensson retraced two of Linnaeus’ journeys and will talk about these journeys in a well-illustrated presentation.

This program was part of the 2010 Nordic Spirit Symposium, The Nordic Explorers: From Polar Frontiers to the Silk Road.

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