If you’ve always wanted to ride a caribou and live in a sod house, the icy North is your dream destination. You might even be lucky enough to get your hands on the unshrinkable wool of a “sheep cow.”
Vilhjalmur Stefansson, explorer and anthropologist, wrote this PopSci piece about the Arctic’s destiny as the Last Frontier. Building upon the theory that world powers are forever destined to move north (as they did from Egypt up until England) Stefansson encouraged readers to get a jump on their neighbors and head up top before all the good reindeer were taken.
Read the full story in "Go North, Young Man!"