Into the Ice The Story of Arctic Exploration By Lynn Curlee Genre : Narrative Nonfiction ( Recounts a series of events ). Fridtjof Nansen – Great pioneer in search of the North Pole Wrote about the Aurora Borealis Also called “northern lights” – strange atmospheric effect in the sky.
Into the Ice
The Story of Arctic Exploration
By Lynn Curlee
Genre: Narrative Nonfiction
(Recounts a series of events)
Andree tried to solve the steering problem but ignored the temperature problem.
The result was disastrous!
They were inexperienced, unprepared & unable to survive the winter.
-33- years later their frozen remains were found along with Andree’s journal and undeveloped pictures in their camera……..EERIE…………..
Physically the North Pole is nothing more than a theoretical point on Earth’s surface.
Reachingit was a landmark human achievement!
Or did he??????
Maps ( like the one on p. 425 ) help us to imagine distances between
the North Pole and nearby land masses.