The story of the mutiny against Henry Hudson, as presented in chapter headings in Samuel Purchas’ Hakluytus Posthumus, or, Purchas his Pilgrimes.
• 3 May 2012
“Their eyes were so fatigued with the eternal dazzle and whiteness that they lay down on their backs on deck to relieve their sight on the blue sky.”
— From a letter written by John Keats
• 1 May 2012
Among the icebergs.
(Tissue paper as inclement weather.)
• 29 April 2012
Mount Hochkönig and the glacier after the avalanche. (via yochanah)
• 27 April 2012
“I long to return to life…the years are passing here…one’s life seems as dark as the winter night outside; there is sunlight upon no other part of it except the past and the far, far distant future. I feel as if I must break through this deadness.”
— Fridtjof Nansen (via arcticanstars)
• 26 April 2012
Sir John Davis’ northern discoveries, effaced by a faulty scan.
• 23 April 2012