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Thor Iversen (1873–1953) was a Norwegian advisor to the Board of Fisheries. From 1923 he was in charge of the inspection of hunting and fishing in the Arctic Ocean. Among his books are Drivis og selfangst from 1927, and Ishavsøya Hopen from 1941. [1]

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References

  1. Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Ivar Thor Carl Iversen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
  2. "Iversenfjellet (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute . Retrieved 2 July 2013.
  3. "Kapp Thor (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute . Retrieved 2 July 2013.