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Bob Mckerrow
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A wonderful afrticvle of a reat NZ mountaineer.

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Moments...in polar exploration
 ...let the Reckless come              The centenary of Roald Amundsen’s party reaching the South Geographic Pole. Ernest Shackleton (left), Robert Peary and Roald Amundsen meet in Philadelphia, USA, 1913. Ed Webster collection/ On 14 December 1911 Roald Am...

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The life and climbs of Edgar Williams
I first became interested in Edgar Williams when I was part of the Pictures Online digitisation project in 2011. My role was creating descriptive records from viewing the images taken by both Edgar Williams and his father, William Williams. The negative reg...

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The life and climbs of Edgar Williams
February 10th, 2017   By  Diana McRae I first became interested in Edgar Williams when I was part of the Pictures Online digitisation project in 2011. My role was creating descriptive records from viewing the images taken by both Edgar Williams and his fath...

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My most dangerous time in the Arctic

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Almost killed by a herd of Musk Oxen and discovering white wolves
Ellesmere Island is a vast, lonely land whose inhabitants must struggle
to make out a living. Wolves are tireless travelers who roam the
thousands of square miles of their territory in search of prey. Photo:
Jim Brandenburg Luck ! I don't believe in that...

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30 years ago, Steger and Schurke led historic dogsled trip to North Pole
It is so easy to recall the start of our expedition to the North Pole on March 8, 1986. Eight team members, one woman,  seven men, and 49 huskies.   Sam Cook published an article two days ago on 8 March, 30 years to the day after we left for the North Pole....
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