Extreme Web Surfs!
Tuesday, March 02, 2004
The Poles - all kinds of contemporary polar news..
Polar Expeditions - another contemporary site..
Historic Polar Expeditions - good starting point..
The search for the elusive 'Northwest Passage' was an early impetus..
Why private expeditions were more successful than government sponsored ones..
The Royal Philatelic Society and Polar exploration..
OK, it was a brief one tonight...but stay tuned!
'The philosophers of the Middle Ages demonstrated both that the Earth did not exist and also that it was flat. Today they are still arguing about whether the world exists, but they no longer dispute about whether it is flat.'