” Has anyone any information about Joseph-Rene’s stay in Stromness in 1851″
“We recently watched a television programme which we had recorded, called ‘The Secret Life of Ice’.”
From the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, to the Heart of The Arctic – John Rae did it – now you can too!!!
Scotland’s Arctic Policy was launched in Stromness at an international event on Monday 23rd of September.
It was at an early age that Inga Adams playing around in Kirkwall’s St Magnus Cathedral first became entranced by John Rae.
They send in the location of where they are via a MapShare site using an inReach Satellite communicator.
Encamped at Naujaat the team led by David Reid is hoping to start off on their intrepid adventure today, Saturday 30th of March.
“In March 2019, the Arctic Return Expedition team will return to Naujaat and embark upon on a 650-kilometre trek across Boothia Peninsula that will follow the route taken by Rae and his indigenous companions.”
Orkney’s Dr John Rae has been voted as the most inspiring surveyor in RICS’ (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) Pride in the Profession Mappers category,
On this day in 1804 Scottish Explorer Mungo Park set out from England to find the source of The River Niger.