Dr. Frederick A. Cook

Polar Explorer

An American Hero Rediscovered

“Imagine if you can, the North Pole: a point with no dimensions, no thickness or breadth; a spot in the mind of man where even the concepts of the mind — time and direction – are no longer valid, where every direction is south and a year is . . . one day and one night . . .” 1


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1 Robert, Bryce M.; Cook & Peary, The Polar Controversy, Resolved, Stackpole Books (January 1, 1997) Prologue, page xi