German map of the Arctic (Unerforscht means unexplored.) (via arcticmuseum)
Robert Peary photographed the “four” directions from the North Pole.
All directions from the Pole are, of course, south.
Torn cover of Man and the Conquest of the Poles, by Paul-Emile Victor
Or, “the Saved House”
The story of the mutiny against Henry Hudson, as presented in chapter headings in Samuel Purchas’ Hakluytus Posthumus, or, Purchas his Pilgrimes.
— From a letter written by John Keats