Arctic Circle and North Pole Picture Gallery

Arctic Circle and North Pole Pictures: Polar Bear and Cub
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The five menfour eskimos and one African Americanwho accompanied Robert Peary to the North Pole (from left to right: Ooque ah, Ootah, Matthew Henson, Egingwah, Seegloo), stand in front of an ice hummock that is topped with the Peary flag, made for him by his wife. On April 6, 1909, they reportedly reached the North Pole.

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Photo gallery by Chelsea Lane-Miller
Photograph by Robert Peary, copyright National Geographic Society
 
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