Maps: The Arctic Voyage of the Polar Bear
From "Icy Hell" by Will Hudson, published in 1937. It highlights principal points covered on the cruise of the Polar Bear.
From "The Voyage of the Schooner Polar Bear" published in 1983. The map highlights the trek that four of the crewmen decided to take through the bitter Alaska terrain instead of wintering with the ship and the rest of its crew.
Also published in "The Voyage of the Schooner Polar Bear," this is another map of the ship's route through the Pacific and the Arctic. This map also depicts principal locations that the Polar Bear stopped at during it's journey.
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