North Pole

One hundred and one years ago today an American Naval Engineer, Robert Peary, reached the North Pole. Whether he was the first person to reach the most northerly point in the world has been hotly debated over the years. In the meantime, here is some information about it from Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Pole#1900.E2.80.931940

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