In the Kingdom of Ice - Part Three: A Glorious Country to Learn Patience In Summary & Analysis

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As the Jeannette made its way north to the Bering Strait the Vega, another vessel, with Adolf Nordenskiold in command, was heading south from Siberia to Japan where he would announce his amazing accomplishment – he had led the first expedition to complete the Northeast Passage. It was a journey that encompassed a trek north of Eurasia and along the 8,000 mile Russian Arctic. It was quite an accomplishment. Adolf Nordenskiold and his crew were safe but De Long had no way of knowing it. A ship commissioned by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey collected data on an expedition to the Bering Strait. They determined that the Kuro Siwo was not nearly as warm as predicted. Cold water currents heading south overwhelmed what warmth it may have held. The data, which was developed after the Jeanette...

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