The Frozen North

Edith HORTON ( - )

The Frozen North offers short sketches of the first men who bravely took great risks to explore the unknown polar regions and unlock the mysteries held there. - Summary by Laura Victoria

Genre(s): Children's Non-fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Laura Victoria
00:02:22
Play 01 Introduction Laura Victoria
00:10:16
Play 02 Sir John Franklin 1818 Laura Victoria
00:06:05
Play 03 Franklin's First Land Journey 1819-1821 Laura Victoria
00:10:55
Play 04 Franklin's Second Land Journey 1825-1827 Laura Victoria
00:07:30
Play 05 The Voyage of the Erebus and the Terror 1845 Laura Victoria
00:11:00
Play 06 Elisha Kent Kane 1853 Laura Victoria
00:05:28
Play 07 Winter in Rensselaer Harbor 1853-1854 Laura Victoria
00:06:26
Play 08 The Eskimoes 1854 Laura Victoria
00:06:28
Play 09 Hunting in the Icy North Laura Victoria
00:08:21
Play 10 Home Again 1855 Laura Victoria
00:11:23
Play 11 Nordenskjold and the Northeast Passage 1878-1879 Laura Victoria
00:19:12
Play 12 Voyage of the Jeannette 1879-1881 Laura Victoria
00:15:44
Play 13 Greely in Grinnell Land 1881-1883 Laura Victoria
00:08:04
Play 14 Farthest North of the Greely Party 1882 Laura Victoria
00:11:39
Play 15 Lieutenant Schwatka in Alaska 1883 Laura Victoria
00:14:13
Play 16 Nansen Crosses Greenland 1888 Laura Victoria
00:24:58
Play 17 The Voyage of the Fram 1893-1896 Laura Victoria
00:17:27
Play 18 Peary Crosses Greenland 1891-1897 Laura Victoria
00:26:34
Play 19 Andrees Balloon Expedition to the Pole 1897 Laura Victoria
00:07:44
Play 20 Expedition of 1902 Laura Victoria
00:06:16
Play 21 The Discovery of the North Pole by Robert E. Peary Laura Victoria
00:17:48