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Arctic Explorers/Adventurers:
Modern (post-1960)


Current Expeditions

Northwest Passage
This US-based company offers several options for adventurers who want to reach the Pole - dogsled expeditions to a champagne flight.

PolarHusky.com
Expeditions to the far North as part of online classroom projects.


Past Expeditions

One World Expedition
On July 1, 2006 polar explorers Lonnie Dupre and Eric Larsen made history by becoming the first people in the world to travel to the North Pole in summer.

Polar Attack
In 1995, Richard Weber and Mikhail (Misha) Malakhov completed the first unsupported trek to the North Pole and back. This book tells their story.

British & Norwegian North Geographic Pole Expedition
David Hempleman-Adams and Rune Gjeldnes were unsuccessful in their 1997 attempt.

Huskies to the Pole
In 2000, Paul Landry and Paul Crowley headed for the Pole to prove that the 30-40 miles per day of dog-sled travel claimed by Peary in 1909 are plausible.

Reaching the North Pole
A look at Man's quest for the Pole.

North Pole 2000
A brief look at 8 expeditions undertaken in 2000.


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