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In Celebration of Nunavut - Charting the North - Volume 3

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Nine videos chronicling the efforts to explore and map the Arctic from land, air and even under water. Volume 3 contains: Henry Larsen (16 min. 33 sec.) Henry Larsen was one of Canada's great explorer: the first to traverse the Northwest Passage from west to east. This video tells his story, from boyhood in Norway, to a career as adventurer, lecturer and RCMP superintendent. Black and white. (1965). Henry Larsen's Northwest Passages (27 min. 50 sec.) A conversation with Henry Larsen, in which he describes in detail the 28-month voyage on board the little vessel St. Roch. With a crew of only seven, he successfully sailed from Vancouver to Halifax, through the Arctic. Black and white. (1963).

1999, 45 min 24 s

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