Expedition to the North Pole



Y/M/D Description Place
1908/09/05 Robert Peary and his 6 teams of explorers (24 men, 19 sledges and 133 dogs) arrive at Cape Sheridan, Ellesmere Island. They spend the winter gathering supplies of meat that included muskox, deer and rabbit. Nunavut, Canada
1909/03/01 Matthew Henson leads the first group of sledges toward the North Pole from Cape Columbia. Nunavut, Canada
1909/04/06 The exhibition's Polar team (Matthew Henson, Robert Peary, Eskimos and 40 dogs) become the first people to reach the North Pole or maybe not, at least they thought it was the North Pole. Arctic Ocean,

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