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Frederick Cook

Arctic explorer Frederick Cook was one of the two people who claimed they were the first who reached the territory of north Pole in 1907. Even though scientific community awarded that discovery to Robert Peary, Frederick Cook remains remembered today for his exploits in the frozen north and legal battle that ensued after his return home.

John Rae

Scotland explorer John Rae managed to secure his place in history with his numerous journeys to the Canadian northwest where he tried to map Northwestern passage, and also for being first person who found resting place of the doomed Franklin expedition.