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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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Franklin, Nansen, Hall, Scott, Peary, Cook, Mawson, Byrd, and several others fall victim, fairly or unfairly, to this debunking feast.
Address : NAS PATUXENT RIVER/FEAD 22445 Peary Road Bldg 504 , Patuxent River, MD
"Our peary, built with "dessert" fruit, is not old-world style.
Water and foam jets were used to douse the flames to prevent smoke drifting across nearby Rochdale Road, but a fire service spokesman said Peary Street was closed as a precaution.
Since KWI is both part of the Queen Elizabeth Islands and close to northern mainland Canada, it was anticipated that the island would be considered in caribou research involving both Peary and barren-ground subspecies.
Of the three subspecies of caribou, Peary caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) depend the most heavily on sea ice highways.
IN MERSEY | In the Mersey today, Peary Spirit, a tanker carrying crude oil; Ottawa Express, a container vessel coming from and returning to Belgium; Ice Crystal, a container vessel coming from Portugal and sailing on to Ireland; and Genco Thunder, a bulk carrier carrying soya from Brazil.
1909: US Commander Robert Peary, inset, became the first man to reach the North Pole.
The story turns into an odd couple comedy when he teams up with fictional coach Bronson Peary, played by Aussie charmer Hugh Jackman.
As he gears up for a spot at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada, Edwards (Taron Egerton) is taken under the wing of boozy, embittered ex-ski champ Bronson Peary (Hugh Jackman) who becomes his coach.
Aided and abetted by his mother Janette (Jo Hartley), Eddie heads to Germany to a ski jumping training centre run by hard-drinking former competitor Bronson Peary (Hugh Jackman), who was booted off the US team by legendary coach Warren Sharp (Christopher Walken).