National Geographic News: Matthew Henson

National Geographic News:  Matthew Henson
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Expedition members Astrup, Henson, and two Greenlanders prepare their dog teams for an expedition to the head of McCormick Bay. A loaded sled carried 500 pounds (226.8 kilograms) of gear and a 50-day supply of pemmican, biscuits, and tea.

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—Photograph by Robert E. Peary
 
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