The Search for Ultima Thule the quest for the northernmost lands

Danger, controversy, and fierce conditions surround the quest for the northernmost point on earth. Beyond the Edge: The Search for Ultima Thule is one of the few books focusing on the exploration, navigation, mapping, and controversy surrounding the northernmost lands, one of the most unforgiving areas of our planet.

Gerald Johnson’s access to rare, firsthand accounts of expeditions, presentation of supporting maps and other visual accompaniments, well-documented history, and engaging writing style are sure to capture the imaginations of history buffs, academics, and any reader interested in man’s quest for the world beyond.


* Volume II - Accounts of Historic, Significant, and Little Known Expeditions on the Greenland Ice cap (see