Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 902 , Segment 2
Episode: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage
- Mar 8, 2021 7:00 pm
- 15:16 mins
Funded by Dutch investors hoping to find a quick passage to establish trade with China, William Barents and his men voyaged into the icy Arctic, losing their ship and fighting off cold, hunger, and polar bears. Guest: Andrea Pitzer, journalist and author of "Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World"