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Abandoned in the Arctic

A team of scientists, field guides and a descendant of U.S. polar explorer Adolphus Greely set out to retrace the 1881 Lady Franklin Bay Expedition’s perilous attempt to build a scientific research station on Ellesmere Island near the North Pole. Chronicle their modern-day journey by kayak with a historical retelling of the Greely expedition through diary entries, letters and archival photographs.

Abandoned in the Arctic

1h 26m

A team of scientists, field guides and a descendant of U.S. polar explorer Adolphus Greely set out to retrace the 1881 Lady Franklin Bay Expedition’s perilous attempt to build a scientific research station on Ellesmere Island near the North Pole. Chronicle their modern-day journey by kayak with a historical retelling of the Greely expedition through diary entries, letters and archival photographs.

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    Abandoned in the Arctic

    1h 26m

    A team of scientists, field guides and a descendant of U.S. polar explorer Adolphus Greely set out to retrace the 1881 Lady Franklin Bay Expedition’s perilous attempt to build a scientific research station on Ellesmere Island near the North Pole. Chronicle their modern-day journey by kayak with a historical retelling of the Greely expedition through diary entries, letters and archival photographs.

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