A Century Later, Author Describes MacMillan’s Crocker Land Expedition: ‘A Wretched and Precarious Situation’
Among the challenges facing MacMillan and his colleagues were a drunken sea captain, Arctic blizzards, marooned rescue parties, and a crewman-turned-murderer.
On a practical level there was an urgency about this archaeological trip to Greenland, brought about by the fact that the landscape is altering rapidly due to climate change.
Susan Kaplan, director of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center at Bowdoin College, will share fresh insights from the journey to the North Pole.
The Arctic Museum has launched an new iPhone app that encourages kids to imagine they are in the Arctic, on a sledge journey with Donald MacMillan