NEEDLE TO THE NORTH: A Story of an Expedition to Ungava & Relcher Islands by
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NEEDLE TO THE NORTH: A Story of an Expedition to Ungava & Relcher Islands

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The story of a double expedition from the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh, to hunt a fresh water seal in Ungava and to make a biological survey of the Belcher Islands in Hudson Bay. A book full of natural history of the subarctic regions, of the little dramas and tragedies and comedies encountered on the trip, of the isolation, of the dogs, Eskimos and Indians, of the white men and their problems as distinct from those of the natives. Full of good stories, and a Peattie feel to the handling of the natural history material, the description of the land and its influence. In matter and manner, it stands well beside other books of Arctic travel.

Pub Date: April 21st, 1942
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin