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“Mad, or Wicked, or Both”: Women Seeking the South Pole

It wasn’t just that Antarctica was no place for women—it was expressly a place for men.



The Ice and The InlandIce Bound

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Out of whose womb came the ice?
And the hoary frost of heaven,
who has gendered it?
The waters are hid as with a stone,
and the face of the deep is frozen.

The New Yorker

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