Jens Munk - Scandinavia's First Great Polar Explorer

Munk's vessel in the Hudson Strait

Jens Munk's vessel in the Hudson Strait, first at Caribu Sound, where he met the Eskimos,
and then at Hare Sound.
Navigatio Septentrionalis, 1624

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