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TABLE OF CONTENTS

PREFACE.................................................................vii

INTRODUCTION, by John I. Knight.........................................xix

Chapter Page

I. The Background of the Story....................................... 1

II. The Early History of Wrangel Island.....................15

III. The Fatal Drift of the Karluk...........................27

IV. The Sinking of the Ship and the Journey Ashore..........44

V. The Summer of 1914 on Wrangel Island....................55

VI. The Planning of the New Expedition..........................67

VII. The Outfitting and the Voyage to Wrangel................91

VIII. The Difficulties of 1922 ................................ 118

IX. The Summer of 1923 and the Tragic News..................143

X. The History of the Wrangel Island Documents.............170

XI. The First Autumn on Wrangel Island......................180

XII. The First Winter and the Second Summer...........................210

XIII. The Second Winter and the Tragic End.............................232

XIV. Explanation and Apology of Mr.Harold Noice

XIV. The Developments of 1924 ....................................... 297

APPENDICES

I. The Fragmentary Papers of Milton Galle..................315

II. Ada Blackjack...........................................327

III. The Report of Captain Joseph Bernard on the Relief Opera-
tions of 1922............................................................ 351

IV. The Vicissitudes of the Wrangel Island Documents .... 356

V. Further Consideration of the Charge by Mr. Harold Noice that
Ada Blackjack was Responsible for the Death of Lorne Knight 380

VI. Summary of the History and Political Situation of Wrangel Island 393

VII. Plover Land............................................399

VIII.Discussions in the Parliament of Canada about Wrangel Island . 410

IX. The Russian Visit to Wrangel Island.....................414

X. Letter to the President of the University of Toronto about Pro-
posed Expedition ..............................................416

XI. The Contributors to the Wrangel Island Relief of 1923 .... 419

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