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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 35: The Gjoa

The story of the Gjoa, a fishing sloop that traversed the Northwest Passage and ended up in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park from 1909 to 1972.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Sep 6, 2013

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 35: The Gjoa Outside Lands Podcast Episode 35: The Gjoa

(above) Gjoa, circa 1955

Golden Gate Park, Roald Amundsen's Gjoa was the first ship through the northwest passage in 1906. Donated to San Francisco, she was displayed at the west end of Golden Gate Park from 1909 to 1972, when she was returned to Norway. Dismantled Dutch Windmill at left

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