The North Pole Its Discovery in 1909 under the auspices of the Peary Arctic Club
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The North Pole Its Discovery in 1909 under the auspices of the Peary Arctic Club
By Robert E. (Robert Edwin) Peary
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Table of Contents
  • THE NORTH POLE
  • THE NORTH POLE
    • BY
    • ROBERT E. PEARY
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
    • FOREWORD
    • THE NORTH POLE
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE PLAN
    • THE PLAN
    • CHAPTER II
      • PREPARATIONS
    • PREPARATIONS
    • CHAPTER III
      • THE START
    • THE START
    • CHAPTER IV
      • UP TO CAPE YORK
    • UP TO CAPE YORK
    • CHAPTER V
      • WELCOME FROM THE ESKIMOS
    • WELCOME FROM THE ESKIMOS
    • CHAPTER VI
      • AN ARCTIC OASIS
    • AN ARCTIC OASIS
    • CHAPTER VII
      • ODD CUSTOMS OF AN ODD PEOPLE
    • ODD CUSTOMS OF AN ODD PEOPLE
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • GETTING RECRUITS
    • GETTING RECRUITS
    • CHAPTER IX
      • A WALRUS HUNT
    • A WALRUS HUNT
    • CHAPTER X
      • KNOCKING AT THE GATEWAY TO THE POLE
    • KNOCKING AT THE GATEWAY TO THE POLE
    • CHAPTER XI
      • CLOSE QUARTERS WITH THE ICE
    • CLOSE QUARTERS WITH THE ICE
    • CHAPTER XII
      • THE ICE FIGHT GOES ON
    • THE ICE FIGHT GOES ON
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • CAPE SHERIDAN AT LAST
    • CAPE SHERIDAN AT LAST
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • IN WINTER QUARTERS
    • IN WINTER QUARTERS
    • CHAPTER XV
      • THE AUTUMN WORK
    • THE AUTUMN WORK
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • THE BIGGEST GAME IN THE ARCTIC
    • THE BIGGEST GAME IN THE ARCTIC
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • MUSK-OXEN AT LAST
    • MUSK-OXEN AT LAST
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • THE LONG NIGHT
    • THE LONG NIGHT
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • THE ROOSEVELT'S NARROW ESCAPE
    • THE ROOSEVELT'S NARROW ESCAPE
    • CHAPTER XX
      • CHRISTMAS ON THE ROOSEVELT
    • CHRISTMAS ON THE ROOSEVELT
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • ARCTIC ICE SLEDGING AS IT REALLY IS
    • ARCTIC ICE SLEDGING AS IT REALLY IS
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • ESSENTIALS THAT BROUGHT SUCCESS
    • ESSENTIALS THAT BROUGHT SUCCESS
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • OFF ACROSS THE FROZEN SEA AT LAST
    • OFF ACROSS THE FROZEN SEA AT LAST
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • THE FIRST OPEN WATER
    • THE FIRST OPEN WATER
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • SOME OF MY ESKIMOS LOSE THEIR NERVE
    • SOME OF MY ESKIMOS LOSE THEIR NERVE
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • BORUP'S FARTHEST NORTH
    • BORUP'S FARTHEST NORTH
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • GOOD-BY TO MARVIN
    • GOOD-BY TO MARVIN
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • WE BREAK ALL RECORDS
    • WE BREAK ALL RECORDS
    • CHAPTER XXIX
      • BARTLETT REACHES 87° 47´
    • BARTLETT REACHES 87° 47´
    • CHAPTER XXX
      • THE FINAL SPURT BEGUN
    • THE FINAL SPURT BEGUN
    • CHAPTER XXXI
      • ONLY ONE DAY FROM THE POLE
    • ONLY ONE DAY FROM THE POLE
    • CHAPTER XXXII
      • WE REACH THE POLE
    • WE REACH THE POLE
    • CHAPTER XXXIII
      • GOOD-BY TO THE POLE
    • GOOD-BY TO THE POLE
    • CHAPTER XXXIV
      • BACK TO LAND AGAIN
    • BACK TO LAND AGAIN
    • CHAPTER XXXV
      • LAST DAYS AT CAPE SHERIDAN
    • LAST DAYS AT CAPE SHERIDAN
    • APPENDIX I
      • Summary of Bathymetrical, Tidal, and Meteorological Observations[4]
    • Summary of Bathymetrical, Tidal, and Meteorological Observations[4]
    • APPENDIX II
    • APPENDIX III
    • INDEX
      • FOOTNOTES:
      • Transcriber's Notes:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Transcriber's Notes:
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