2.1 Strange Polar Expeditions and Mysterious Maps
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Welcome to Season 2, Belieflings! We're back in the Hole and celebrating the magic of the season by exploring icy mysteries and the hidden history of the north pole. 

We begin with mysterious tales of tragedy from enigmatic Antarctica, including the strange disappearance of Carl Disch from Byrd Station at the South Pole. In the second half, we dive into Mercator's mysterious map of the North Pole, which describes a magical and wondrous place made of vanishing islands, little people, and a magnetic mountain at the center of the north pole.. But was it real???

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12:20 | The Disappearance of Carl Disch
27:50 | Crevice Mystery
33:45 | Patreon Stinger - Molly
40:00 | Mercator’s North Pole
01:02:08 | Patreon Stinger - Ben S.
01:07:38 | Expansion Preview



Tragedy and Mystery in Antarctica Strange Disappearance of Carl Disch https://www.southpolestation.com/trivia/igy2/disch.html 14 October 1965: Jeremy Bailey, David Wild and John Wilson - BBC  https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20180913-a-frozen-graveyard-the-sad-tales-of-antarcticas-deaths

The Mystery of Mercator’s North Pole /North Pole- What is it really?

Insert in Mercator's World Map (1569) | Full Res Map: https://nwcartographic.com/products/antique-map-north-pole-mercator-1628

Map historian Chet Van Duzer of Berkley University http://www.culturaspopulares.org/textos2/articulos/duzer.htm

Mercator's Letter to John Dee - Earle de Blonville  http://earledeblonville.com/books/pdfs/2_Mercators_letter_to_Dee.pdf

Inventio Fortunatahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inventio_Fortunata

The book ‘Smokey God’ by Willis George Emerson [ 1908]https://www.stolenhistory.org/threads/mount-meru-is-there-a-magnetic-mountain-at-the-north-pole.102/


Frisland - Where did it go? Full Res Map Link: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3d/Iceland_Coronelli.jpg 

Pygmei Sinking/ flooding between maps:

Wikipedia/WikiTalk - ‘Fringe Theory’https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk%3AFrisland

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