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Thorolf Vogt (7 June 1888 1958) was a Norwegian geologist and Arctic explorer. He was born in Vang, Hedmark, and was a brother of Fredrik Vogt. He was appointed professor of mineralogy and geology at the Norwegian Institute of Technology from 1929. He was in charge of scientific expeditions to Svalbard in the 1920s, and to Greenland in 1931. [1]

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  1. Gram, Harald; Steenstrup, Bjørn, eds. (1948). "Vogt Thorolf". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 572. Retrieved 6 September 2014.