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arctic expeditions
2015-05-26 14:22:47

As ice melts faster than ever and arctic drift creating problems, expeditions to the North Pole are becoming increasingly more dangerous and rare.

2010-02-18 14:19:00

Related book signing, films, and Family Day mark Polar exploration and historic snowfall WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, February 19, the National Archives will open a Polar Exploration addition to the Public Vaults permanent exhibition.

2010-01-28 14:50:00

Special programs, films, Family Day, and more mark new addition to Public Vaults WASHINGTON, Jan.

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2006-05-04 08:05:00

Nearly 100 years after explorers first reached the North and South Poles, Norwegian Boerge Ousland believes he too has etched his name into polar exploration's Hall of Fame.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.