WITHIN THE CIRCLE: Portrait of the Arctic by Evelyn Stefansson

WITHIN THE CIRCLE: Portrait of the Arctic

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Companion volume to Here is Alaska which supplements that volume by giving an exceedingly revealing picture of other countries circling the Pole. Most interesting is the section devoted to the Soviet Far North, both in Europe and Asia --exciting frontier of industry and progress. Iceland and Greenland become more than places on the map; Lapland more than a picture book country. There are odd bits such as the detailed pictures of the experimental scientific station on Disko Island, the chess players of Grimsey, the prehistoric finds of Point Hope.

Publisher: Scribner