II: The Byrd Expedition


Gould's sense of the adventure.

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Commander Byrd termed the Gould sledge journey "the outstanding personal achievement of the expedition."
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Gould's sense of the adventure.
Gould's sense of the adventure is evident in the following passage from Cold: "I think man has found no means of pioneering by land or sea or air, that reaches the high conception of polar sledging with dogs. I think no other method of travel can be as fascinating in its entirety and I know of no other activity that makes such complete demands on all that there is in a man. It demands the most rigid self-discipline or self-control; it calls for the utmost resourcefulness and it taxes the endurance of the hardiest."


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