Peary on the draw of the far north and related media

Peary on the draw of the far north

In April 1909, American explorer Robert Peary accomplished a longtime dream when he, assistant Matthew Henson and four Inuit men reached what they believed to be the North Pole. Peary delivers a lecture on the allure of exploration in the Arctic region.

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