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Antarctic explorer Norman Vaughan dies at 100

ANCHORAGE - Norman Vaughan, who as a young man explored Antarctica with Admiral Richard Byrd in what was to become a life full of adventure, died Friday just a few days after turning 100 years old. Vaughan died at about...
NC man joins fight to save historic Arctic exploration vessel

...joined an effort to preserve the USS (later USCGC) Glacier, which was once a flagship for the late explorer Rear Adm. Richard Byrd. Fulcher is a former U.S. Coast Guard electrician's mate, second class. Born in Sea Level, he's now a city...
Vaughan goes for ascent on 100th birthday

...mother I wouldn't drink until I was 100 and she said, 'That's all right."' The mountain was named by Adm. Richard Byrd after Vaughan joined his 1928 South Pole expedition as part of a crew driving dog teams 1,500 miles across frozen...
This Day in History

...including top songwriter, at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami Beach, Fla. In the world In 1926, Americans Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett became the first men to fly over the North Pole. In 1936, Italy annexed Ethiopia.
Byrd fell short

Your Web page on Friday (This day in history) states in part: "In 1926, Americans Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett became the first men to fly over the North Pole." Byrd's flight, suspicious from the start, is now totally...
The route to Eaglecrest

...occurred in the mid-'50s when the Juneau Ski Club purchased a snow cat modeled on a tracked vehicle used by Adm. Richard Byrd during his exploration of Antarctica. Named the "Oola," Norwegian for "the strong one," the cat cost $10,000...


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