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The Roosevelt was built with a knowledge of the needs of arctic navigation, gained by the practical experience of an American on six former voyages into the Arctic. Think about his surprise on descending from the tableland to enter a little valley radiant with gorgeous flowers and alive with murmuring bees, where musk oxen had been lazily browsing. All efforts to reach the Pole had failed, notwithstanding the unlimited sacrifice of gold and power and blood which had been poured out without stint for nearly 4 centuries. Capable page of all, Hudson brought back accounts of great multitudes of whales...