The Greely Expedition

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (1)

  • Michael Robinson (historian): (on the purpose of the expedition) The hope was that this would offer the key to a new climatic understanding of this world.

Trivia (1)

  • Because of evidence of cannibalism, the scientific data brought back by the few survivors of the expedition was shunned. It would only be analyzed when contemporary climatologists sought historical documentation of climate changes in the Arctic.