TITLE

PLACE IN THE NEWS: North Pole

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;4/30/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 22, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that explorers Ann Bancroft and Liv Arnesen cancelled their 60-day trip to the North Pole because of weather and equipment problems.
ACCESSION #
25101777

 

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