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In Celebration of Nunavut - Charting the North - Volume 2

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Nine videos chronicling the efforts to explore and map the Arctic from land, air and even under water. Volume 2 contains: Stefansson: The Arctic Prophet (15 min. 56 sec.) A celebration of the journeys of Vilhjalmur Stefansson. When he first ventured north, the Arctic was seen by southerners as a terrifying wasteland. But Stefansson, who mapped vast stretches of the North travelling by ship and dog team, came to love the Arctic and Inuit culture. Black and white. (1965). Memories and Predictions (27 min. 48 sec.) Vilhjalmur Stefansson discusses how many of his predictions about the economical and cultural significance of the Arctic have come true, and looks ahead to the future. Black and white. (1963).

1999, 44 min 48 s

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