Pushing the limits
In the 19th century, polar exploration was the equivalent of today's exploration of the Moon and planets.
October 27, 2004
|Every age picks its adventures — and its adventurers. Whereas our adventures lie beyond the atmosphere of Earth, a century and a half ago, adventure's frontier lay in the planet's polar regions. Earth's farthest reaches north and south still contained unmapped territory, unknown species, untapped resources. |
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