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An Open And Shut Case For Opening And Closing The Northwest Passage!


Prior to Norwegian explorer Ronald Amundsen’s discovery of the Northwest Passage in the early 1900’s, Arctic explorers were few. Robert Peary did tremendous pioneering research, mapping those previously unchartered sea lanes, beginning with his Greenland expeditions in 1886 and culminating with his North Pole expedition on April 6th 1909. Amundsen and his crew took nearly two years to snake through…

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