Thursday, December 17, 2015

All Efforts to Reach the Pole Had Failed Notwithstanding the Unlimited Sacrifice of Gold and Energy and Blood Which Had Been Poured out without Stint for Nearly Four Centuries (1910)

Robert Edwin Peary, “Stellar Projection: Showing the Relation of the Polar Sea to the Various Continents,” The North Pole: Its Discovery in 1909 under the Auspices of the Peary Arctic Club (New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1910), xxxiii.