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Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World

Constant Wonder
  • Feb 17, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 32:02

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"