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The Realm of the Ice King

Thomas Frost

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The attempts which have been made to penetrate the Realm of the Ice King and explore its secrets hold a high place in the records of maritime adventure.In dauntless courage, stern devotion to duty, and skillful seamanship, the Arctic voyagers haveMoreThe attempts which have been made to penetrate the Realm of the Ice King and explore its secrets hold a high place in the records of maritime adventure.In dauntless courage, stern devotion to duty, and skillful seamanship, the Arctic voyagers have been unsurpassed.An attempt is made in he following pages to bring together all the narratives of of Arctic voyages and explorations from the earliest times down to our own day. Beginning with the Norsemen who, in the dim dawn of modern history, discovered Greenland, no important expedition is omitted till we reach the account of the loss of the yacht Eira. Full details are also given of later expeditions which have greatly increased our knowledge of Arctic lands.