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Monthly Archive February, 2020

The Cook-Peary Files: March 20, 1894: Dr. Cook makes an odd invitation

February 17, 2020

This is the 15th in a series examining significant unpublished documents related to the Polar Controversy.
After returning from a privately financed excursion to the Arctic aboard the yacht Zeta in 1893, Dr. Frederick A. Cook conceived an American expedition to the Antarctic. At the time this was a novel idea, anticipating by four [...]