Did Peary reach the Pole?
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Did Peary reach the Pole? by Walter Henry Lewin

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Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & co., ltd. in London .
Written in English



  • North Pole.


  • Peary, Robert E. 1856-1920.,
  • North Pole.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy "an Englishman in the street" (W. Henry Lewin)
LC ClassificationsG670.1909.P7 L5
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 9-84 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6531604M
LC Control Number11014540

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[Walter Henry Lewin] -- A critical analysis of Peary's records of distances, speed of marches, etc. Advances theory that Peary did not reach the North Pole. Some . On March 1, , only miles of formidable ice separated Robert E. Peary from realizing his lifelong dream of becoming the first man to set foot on the North Pole. On that dark morning on Canadas Ellesmere The story of explorer Robert E. Peary’s quest for the North Pole, a true Arctic adventure from the #1 New York Times –bestselling author of A Night to Remember/5. True North: Peary, Cook, and the Race to the Pole by Bruce Henderson places itself within the longstanding debate of who reached the North Pole first: Dr. Frederick A. Cook or Navy Officer Robert E. Peary. Both claimed to have reached it within one year of each other, Cook in April of and Peary /5(43). How Peary Reached the Pole This ebook list for those who looking for to read How Peary Reached the Pole, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

  Robert Peary almost reaches the North Pole On April 6, , American explorer Robert Peary accomplishes a long elusive dream, when he, assistant Matthew Henson and four Eskimos reach what they. So if a few mile size window of error (+/-5 miles) is OK with you, well then - Henson and Peary reached the North Pole in They did it and the pictures prove it, the ocean depth measurements prove it. Peary, for his part, made another attempt to reach the North Pole in , his sixth Arctic expedition. By then, he had come to think of the pole as his birthright.   Robert E. Peary's polar expedition reached the North Pole in just as the explorer said, according to a study made public today that used new scientific methods to .

No evidence that Peary did not reach the Pole. The obvious conclusion is that Peary simply did what he said he did and what everyone on his expedition said they did. Making money by writing a book requires something sensational that will sell in large enough quantities that royalties will be lucrative. Robert Peary, in full Robert Edwin Peary, (born May 6, , Cresson, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died Febru , Washington, D.C.), U.S. Arctic explorer usually credited with leading the first expedition to reach the North Pole (). Peary entered the U.S. Navy in and pursued a naval career until his retirement, with leaves of absence granted for Arctic exploration. Last September National Geographic published a story about Peary entitled: “Did He Reach the Pole?” The answer, according to author Wally Herbert, can never be known for sure. The answer, according to author Wally Herbert, can never be known for sure. Before his successful attempt, American Arctic explorer Robert Peary tried several times to reach the North Pole. The expedition, chronicled in this profusely illustrated first edition of Nearest the Pole, set a new “farthest north” record. Though forced to turn back only miles from the Pole, this expedition taught Peary.