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Discovery of the North Pole

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Discovery of the North Pole
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Publisher: J. T. Moss
ISBN/ASIN: B0008ATS00

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An interesting discussion of the race to the North Pole by Peary and Cook, and the subsequent debate of who got there first. Also contains a good history of previous attempts to reach the Pole and the perils of polar exploration.

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