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22 of 22 (100%) sections assigned

15 of 22 (68%) sections completed

This project has a dedicated proof-listener who will listen to all sections: cherylstewart

SectionTitleReaderNotesListen UrlStatus
0 The Preface  harpinthecloset 3.21 Listen PL OK
1 The Arctic Region  Piotrek81 13.18 Listen PL OK
2 Sir John Franklin  Crumblekt 25:48 Listen PL OK
3 The Search for Franklin  GregLn 39.40 Listen PL OK
4 The Voyage of the Polaris  robertray 22.46 Listen PL OK
5 The Alert and Discovery, part 1  marcusalexander 3,400 note - Sir George Nares appointed to the Alert and Discovery—Overtaking a Season—Red Snow—The Greenland Mosquito—Peculiarities of Eskimo Dogs—And Dog Whips—Dangers of Kayaks—Advantages of Steam for Polar Regions—An Unpleasant Experience—A Huge Walrus—Arctic Scenery—A Big "Bag"—The Ships part Company—The Alert reaches the Polar Sea Assigned
6 The Alert and Discovery, part 2  GregLn 26.52 Listen PL OK
7 The Greely Expedition, part 1  mallenman 26.19 Listen PL OK
8 The Greely Expedition, part 2  mallenman 23.05 Listen PL OK
9 Peary in Greenland  ekortright 48.08 Listen PL OK
10 Nansen and the Fram, part 1  laurencetrask 6,100 note - Nansen's Theories of Arctic Currents and Shipbuilding—His Theories adopted—The Fram built—A Start made—The Kara Sea reached—Good Hunting—The Ice Current reached—Frozen in—A Raid by a Bear—Will the Fram stand the Pressure?—Preparing for Calamity—A Conclusive Test—Causes of Ice Movements—Life on the Fram Assigned
11 Nansen and the Fram, part 2  laurencetrask 5,700 note - Nansen and Johansen leave the Fram—They reach their "Farthest North"—Incidents of their Return Journey—Some Narrow Escapes—The Meeting with Jackson—Arrival of the Fram. Assigned
12 Franz Josef Land and Spitzbergen  mallenman 26.25 Listen See PL notes
13 The Second Voyage of the Fram  laurencetrask 3,900 - Norwegian Enterprise—Mapping the Islands—Nearly Frozen—A Novel Warming-Pan—Eskimo Melody—Arctic Bull Fights—Death of the Doctor—Fire on the Fram—New Lands—Prehistoric People. Assigned
14 The Polar Meteorites  Crumblekt 17.19 Listen PL OK
15 Italy claims the Record  laurencetrask 4,600 - Norwegian Aid—A Northerly Station—Premature Enthusiasm—Cold Comfort—An Arctic Greeting—A Hasty Landing—Disorganised Plans—Homeless Dogs—Making Fresh Plans—The Leader Frost-bitten—The Start for the Pole—Driven Back by Cold—A Second Start—First Detachment Lost—Anxiety for the Second—A Struggle for Life—Third Detachment Overdue—Fears of Disaster—Safe at Last—Italy sets the Record. Assigned
16 The Antarctic Region  Piotrek81 16:10 Listen PL OK
17 Voyages of the Erebus and Terror  Piotrek81 16.10 Listen PL OK
18 The Southern Cross Expedition  Piotrek81 20.00 Listen PL OK
19 The Revival of Antarctic Interest  Piotrek81 7:49 Listen PL OK
20 The Swedish Expedition  Piotrek81 23:18 Listen PL OK
21 Britain Holds Her Own  Piotrek81 3,200 - A Capable Crew—A Modern Franklin—Early Discoveries—Frozen in—An Historic Journey—The Record of "Farthest South"—How the Record was Won—Speedy Travelling—Receding Ice Limits—A Dying Glacier—The Secret of the Barrier—A Fatal Gale—Lost in the Snow—An Antarctic Chute—Prolonged Slumber—Antarctic Coal—Home with Honour. Assigned