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Arctic & Northern Explorations:
Research Sources


Arctic Ships
This list of 1,092 ships is the ship section of the index to Clive Holland's massive book Arctic Exploration and Development..., on the circumpolar Arctic up to 1915.

Polar Flight
With photos, maps, a bibliography and details on 10 specific flights, this site provides a great introduction to aerial explorations of the Arctic from 1897-1939.

Ships at the North Pole
A simple listing of the dates, nationalities, captains and propulsion systems of the ships that have reached the top of the globe.

The North Magnetic Pole
Detailed information about the Pole and why it shifts and where it's heading, from Wikipedia.

Arctic Explorations Bibliography
An annotated bibliogaphy from Dartmouth University.


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