the cold war prompted: J. Waterman, "Arctic Crossing" New York, 2001.

Everyting seemed distorted: J. Kavenna, "The Ice Museum." New York, 2005.

in the hundred years: E. Sanders. From, "At Century’s End. "

Arctic explorers: M. McGrath, "The Long Exile." New York, 2007.

cold integrity: J. Griffits, Wild: An Elemental Journey. New York, 2006.

no directions: Anthropologist Edmund Carpenter writes that Eskimos favor acoustic space, which has "no fixed boundaries; it is indifferent to background," and carries "sound from any direction." E. Carperter, Eskimo. Toronto, 1959..