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KARLUK: THE GREAT UNTOLD STORY OF ARCTIC EXPLORATION William Laird McKinlay 1977 1st US ed Hardcover No DJ Near Fine
By McKinlay, William Laird
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New York, St. Martins, 1977, 1st US edition. 170 pp, b/w photos, illustrations, maps. Green cloth hardcover with no dust jacket and tipped spine. Near Fine. 

The author was a twenty-five year old participant in the 1913-18 Arctic Expedition. The Karluk was the leading ship of Stefansson's expedition. The ship was crushed and sunk almost before the expedition was begun. The ship's crew of twenty five people were left stranded on the Arctic ice while their leader continued his northern exploration, not returning for five years.

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