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Exhibits at the Undergraduate Library 2012 to 2013: Arctic Exploration

This guide provides video montages and images from monthly exhibits from the Undergraduate Library. See the Exhibit Guide for 2010-2011 at:

Arctic Exploration

Arctic Exploration Exhibit

  • Description: This exhibit included examples of materials available at the library pertaining to expeditions to the North and South Pole, including periodicals, books, and documentaries.  Some authentic 3D objects were added as well.
  • Curator of Exhibit: Staff: Sarah Isaacs, Janelle Sander
  • Montage Created by:  Josh Hankemeier
  • Montage Song:  "Antarctica!" by Christopher Cerf and Emily Perl Kingsley.  Performed by Paul Jacobs and Ivy Austin (running time: 3:45)
  • Date: December 2011--January 2012
  • Link to Montage:
  • Individual Pictures of the Exhibit are Below the Video

A Closer Look at the Exhibit

Title Card--Arctic Exploration case1. Antarctic Navigation
Old Globe Encounters at the End of the World Sculpture
Beyond the Horizon Small bag with rings Map of the Unknown
Fish Skiier Carving
Shackelton Quote Case 2 Explorers--2
Race to the Polar Sea Mountain Climbing Quote To the End of the Earth
Yak Leading at the Edge Mountain Goat
90 Degrees Penguins Antarctic Photographs
Artifacts Shackleton Artifacts2
Explorer With Fish White Owl Case1&2