The Mystery of the Lost Balloon Expedition to the North Pole

The Mystery of the Lost Balloon Expedition to the North Pole

A really fascinating post via atlasobscura.com:

polar2imageFew images are more strange and haunting than those discovered on some frozen film in 1930. They reveal the mysterious fate of the S. A. Andrée Arctic Balloon Expedition of 1897, where a hot air balloon meant to sail over the North Pole instead crashed into the ice.

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