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Calendar of Cool: Robert Peary Reaches the North Pole

Calendar of Cool: Robert Peary Reaches the North Pole

On April 6, 1909, Robert Peary reached the North Pole. After entering the U.S. Navy in 1881 and serving in Nicaragua for several years, Robert Peary became interested in arctic exploration and visited Greenland in 1886. Obtaining a leave of absence from the Navy, Peary set out on an expedition to find the North Pole. He

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