Colonel J.C.B. Carborn[1] was the first aëronaut to fly a balloon over the North Pole, and wrote a book about his experience entitled By Zeppelin to the Pole.[1] He was part of the Royal Arctic Institute and was a notably elderly gentleman.[2]


Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lyra's Oxford, Globetrotter catalogue
  2. Northern Lights, Chapter 4

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