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Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage

Constant Wonder
  • Aug 6, 2021
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In 2016, Brian Castner repeated Alexander Mackenzie’s journey to find the Northwest Passage, encountering remote indigenous communities, giant mosquitoes, and wild rivers. Although Mackenzie died disappointed, he should be lauded for his achievement. Guest: Brian Castner, author of "Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage" (2018) and "Stampede: Gold Fever and Disaster in the Klondike" (April 2021) Show More...