The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole, 1818-1909
Covering the entire period of exploration from the expedition of William Edward Perry in 1818 to that of Robert Peary in a single volume, Pierre Berton has written a revisionist history of the search for the Northwest passage and the North Pole. 26 illustrations.
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“It is now one hundred and seven days since I have seen printed words.” So said explorer George Tyson while adrift on an ice floe for six months in Baffin Bay in the winter of 1872-73. Being deprived ... Read full review
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The Arctic Grail: the Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole, 1818 - 1909 is exactly that - an extensive and wide angled look at the explorers who took on the quest to find the North West ... Read full review