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Peary

Robert Edwin. 1856--1920, US arctic explorer, generally regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1909)
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Of the three subspecies of caribou, Peary caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) depend the most heavily on sea ice highways.
Taron Egerton as Eddie The Eagle with Hugh Jackman as fictional coach Bronson Peary
Peary is a disgraced former ski star who has become a cynical alcoholic.
Taron Egerton as Eddie, with Hugh Jackman, who plays Bronson Peary
Race enters the picture in Emma Bonanomi's paper on Matthew Henson, the black American who accompanied Peary on his controversial Polar journey of 1908-09.
In turn, Peary didn't question her courage and resilience--they both knew that there was no room on a polar expedition for any person, male or female, who couldn't look after themselves.
Through her exhaustive research, she brings to life world traveller Lady Jane Franklin, wife of Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin; Norwegian singer and cross-country ski pioneer Eva Nansen, wife of Arctic explorer Fridtjof Nansen; the adventurous Jo Peary, wife of Robert Peary, who, in a controversial race with Frederick Cooke, was credited with reaching the North Pole first; the tenacious Lady Emily Shackleton, wife of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton; sculptor Kathleen Scott, wife of Antarctic explorer Robert Scott; and Herbert's own mother, the free-spirited Marie Herbert, wife of Arctic explorer Wally Herbert.
Clavin and Peary narrate Hodges's story by recounting the Dodgers' exploits from 1948 until 1961, when Hodges was drafted by the expansion Mets.
PEARY, Robert y COOK, Frederick, 2009: La batalla por el Polo Norte, Manzanares el Real (Madrid), Editorial Interfolio, 218 paginas.
He recounted his 23 years with Peary in the Arctic in A Negro Explorer at the North Pole, published in 1912 by Frederick Stokes, New York, and containing a foreword by Peary and an introduction by Booker T.
Peary sacrificed 23 years of his life in various attempts to achieve his ultimate ambition, losing eight of his toes in the process, but, in 1909 he finally made it after a journey of just 37 days.
And the dogs we used were the same breed as Peary had used--the incredible Canadian Eskimo Dog.