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This exhibition tells the story of the Northwest Passage from the pursuit of a myth to the exploitation of natural resources. Historian Elena Baldassarri takes readers on a multimedia tour of the Arctic, featuring interactive maps, photographs, videos, and interviews with experts, scholars, and elders of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada.

Baldassarri, Elena. “The Northwest Passage: Myth, Environment, and Resources.” Environment & Society Portal, Virtual Exhibitions 2017, no. 1. Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. ISSN 2198-7696 Environment & Society Portal, Virtual Exhibitions.