Norway's delight - Midnight Sun

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Aug 21 01:01:51 UTC 2000

On Mon, 21 Aug 2000, Jan Ivarsson wrote:

> This goes to show the the phenomenon was known and certainly got a
> name very early.

You may well be right that the midnight sun got a name very early, but
nothing in the Britannica entry you quote "goes to show" that.

Fred Shapiro

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