Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 876 , Segment 1
Episode: Arctic Expeditions
- Feb 17, 2021 7:00 pm
- 32:02 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"