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The North Pole By Walnut Third Grade 2009
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NORTH POLE EXPEDITION CALENDAR By Eric Larsen
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Polar adventurer, expedition guide, and educator, Eric Larsen has spent the past 20 years traveling in some of the most remote and extreme environments on the planet. To date, Eric has completed... More > more polar expeditions than any other American in history. Included in that list are the first ever summer expedition to the North Pole as well as a world record expedition to the South Pole, North Pole and top of Mount Everest all within a 365-day period. The unsupported journey from land to the Geographic North Pole is easily one of the most difficult expeditions in the world. While there have been over 1,500 Mount Everest summits in the past three years, no one had completed a full land to North Pole traverse since 2010. In May of 2014, Eric Larsen and team mate Ryan Waters finished what may realistically be the last expedition of it's kind due to a changing climate. What follows is a photo essay of the journey.< Less
A Negro Explorer at the North Pole By Matthew A. Henson
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A Negro Explorer At The North Pole. A Negro Explorer At The North Pole [1912]. By Matthew A. Henson.Introduction by Booker T. Washington. Forward presented by Robert E. Peary. "In short,... More > Matthew Henson, next to Commander Peary, held and still holds the place of honor in the history of the expedition that finally located the position of the Pole, because he was the best man for the place. During twenty-three years of faithful service, he had made himself indispensable. From the position of a servant, he rose to that of companion and assistant in one of the most dangerous and difficult tasks that was ever undertaken by men. In extremity, when both the danger and the difficulty were greatest, the Commander wanted by his side the man upon whose skill and loyalty he could put the most absolute dependence and when that man turned out to be black instead of white. The Commander was not only willing to accept the service, but was at the same time generous enough to acknowledge it.< Less
A Negro Explorer at the North Pole By Matthew A. Henson
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A Negro Explorer At The North Pole. A Negro Explorer At The North Pole [1912]. By Matthew A. Henson.Introduction by Booker T. Washington. Forward presented by Robert E. Peary. "In short,... More > Matthew Henson, next to Commander Peary, held and still holds the place of honor in the history of the expedition that finally located the position of the Pole, because he was the best man for the place. During twenty-three years of faithful service, he had made himself indispensable. From the position of a servant, he rose to that of companion and assistant in one of the most dangerous and difficult tasks that was ever undertaken by men. In extremity, when both the danger and the difficulty were greatest, the Commander wanted by his side the man upon whose skill and loyalty he could put the most absolute dependence and when that man turned out to be black instead of white. The Commander was not only willing to accept the service, but was at the same time generous enough to acknowledge it.< Less
Through The Air To The North Pole By Roy Rockwood
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1st of the GREAT MARVEL series by Roy Rockwood (A house pseudonym of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, almost certainly prolific writer Howard R. Garis.) In their first adventure, young boys Jack Darrow... More > and Mark Samson are two youths at odds with society. Orphans, they have been turned loose by the system and find themselves with little constructive to do. Until, that is, they have are injured in a train wreck and have a chance encounter with a professor and his negro assistant. This leads to them becomming his assistants as well as he works to finish his electric airship, the Monarch. He intends to use it to travel great distances and have many fine adventures. In it, the professor, his assistant, Washington, Jack, Mark and a game hunter, Andy Suggs, travel north hoping to reach the North Pole. Along the way they encounter strange sights and peoples, find themselves adrift on floating chunks of ice, are arracked by wild animals and the natives of the frozen regions.< Less
Through the Air to the North Pole By Roy Rockwood
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The first book in the Great Marvel Series: Through the Air to the North Pole.
Under the Sea to the North Pole By Pierre Mael
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Isabelle de Keralio is one of the leaders of an expedition attempting to reach the North Pole by steamship, balloon and submarine. Facing storms, ice, starvation and rampaging polar bears she finally... More > discovers the bizarre, unbelievable secret of the North Pole. Originally published in French in 1893 as "A French Woman at the North Pole" and in English in 1898. Includes the original illustrations.< Less
Under the Sea to the North Pole By Pierre Mael
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Isabelle de Keralio is one of the leaders of an expedition attempting to reach the North Pole by steamship, balloon and submarine. Facing storms, ice, starvation and rampaging polar bears she finally... More > discovers the bizarre, unbelievable secret of the North Pole. Originally published in French in 1893 as "A French Woman at the North Pole" and in English in 1898. Includes the original illustrations.< Less
A Year at the North Pole By Michaele L. LePage, Nicole Lovass-Nagy
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After Santa finishes delivering presents on Christmas Eve, what happens at the North Pole? Take a peek inside A Year at the North Pole to find out. Does Santa ever take a vacation? When does... More > Santa check the list? Does he really check it twice? What about the sleigh? With vivid illustrations by Nicole Lovass-Nagy, children are sure to enjoy A Year at the North Pole during any season.< Less
A Year at the North Pole By Michaele L. LePage, Nicole Lovass-Nagy
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After Santa finishes delivering presents on Christmas Eve, what happens at the North Pole? Take a peek inside A Year at the North Pole to find out. Does Santa ever take a vacation? When does... More > Santa check the list? Does he really check it twice? What about the sleigh? With vivid illustrations by Nicole Lovass-Nagy, children are sure to enjoy A Year at the North Pole during any season.< Less