Impressions that Dog Us

  • Mary R. Tahan


This text includes a final analysis of the sled dogs’ importance in Antarctic and Arctic exploration and history, the interdependence of humans and animals as displayed during the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, the significance of these canine explorers in human history, and the vital role that the 116 dogs played in making Roald Amundsen’s historic achievement of discovering the South Pole an actual reality.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary R. Tahan
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  1. 1.VancouverCanada

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