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The Saga of Arctic Exploration

Lecture no. 4 from the course: National Geographic Polar Explorations

The Saga of Arctic Exploration

Taught by Professor Michael E. Wysession and 4 others | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses

Over the centuries, hundreds of people have perished trying to find their way through the Northwest Passage and to the North Pole, while hundreds more have spent months or years trapped on ships in Arctic sea ice. Discover how explorers such as Henry Hudson, Sir John Franklin, and Roald Amundsen opened up this polar region to the world.

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