Arctic History

ARCTIC HISTORY

Quest for the North Pole

For centuries various explorers have attempted to reach the fabled North Pole. This presentation uncovers the explorers, motivations, stories and controversies surrounding this fascinating subject.

Search for the Northwest Passage

When Franklin's expedition vanished off the face of the earth, the north-west passage suddenly became the talking point in Victorian Britain. This presentation looks at the history of the search for, and exploration of this legendary trade route across the arctic from Europe to Asia.

Exploration of the Eastern Arctic

 

The History of Spitsbergen