seasoned explorers: F.Spufford, I May Be Some Time: Ice and the English Imagination. London, 1996.

the names of places: D. Tungilik. In, Uqalurait: An oral History of Nunavut. J. Bennett and S. Rowley, Editors. Montreal, 2004. "...but he does not weary of surveying and baptizing the land.This is Cape Tegetthoff, that isOrdenskiöld Fjord, that Tyrol Fjord, that is Hall Island, and there McClintok, and in the distance the Wüllerstorff Mountainsand the Sonklar glacier." C. Ransmayr, The Terrors of Iceand Darkness. New York, 1991.

Will you go to Greenland: J. Kavenna, The Ice Museum. New York, 2006.

snow blowing snow: J. MacDonald, The Arctic Sky: Inuit Astronomy, Star Lore, and Legend. Toronto, Canada 1998.