Exploring cultures and communities – the slow way

Map Italia mission

The route of the airship Italia to the North Pole

This map shows the route of Umberto Nobile''s 1928 expedition to the North Pole in the airship Italia. The main route of the Italia is shown in red, with the crash site marked as a red cross. The route of the mid-May 1928 side expedition east to Siberia is marked in green.

Return to the the reports on Umberto Nobile's polar quest.