Science: Ice Pole

There remains to this day a place on earth which eye hath not seen. It is 84° north, longitude 160°, 400 miles from the North Pole (90° north, longitude 00°). is variously known as the Ice Pole, or the Inaccessible Pole or the Pole of Relative Inaccessibility. Thither would men go: for one reason, because it is probably the world's most ungetatable place; for another, because it may be the undomesticated capital of a valuable province.

The challenge is clear. Last week the trumpet of...

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