Canada & Alaska

Canadian Arctic Exploration Voyages

Detailed maps of voyages in the Canadian Arctic from 16th to 19th Century are available on the Canada Arctic website at: These also contain chronological lists of voyages.

Polar Imperative

Polar Imperative – A history of Arctic Sovereignty in North America by Shelagh D. Grant Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 2010 “Polar Imperative is a definitive overview of many countries’ attempts to claim sovereign rights over the polar regions of North America.”… Read More »Polar Imperative

Henry Hudson the Navigator

Henry Hudson the Navigator: the Original Documents in which his Career is recorded. Collected, partly Translated, and Annotated, with an Introduction, by G. M. Asher, LL.D. 1860. Published by Hakluyt Society  First Series – Part 1 – Number 27