Date and Time: 11/08/2016 7:00 PM
- 8:00 PM
Adventurer and author Jon Turk and his partner Erik Boomer were the first people to circumnavigate Ellesmere Island, part of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Their 1,485-mile, 104-day trip, completed when he was 65, earned them the title of Top Ten Adventurers of 2012 by National Geographic. It was also awarded “Expedition of the Year” by Canoe and Kayak Magazine, was featured on the front page of the New York Times. Turk will be at the Jesup Memorial Library on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. to talk about his latest book “Crocodiles and Ice” which includes highlights that trip and several others.
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