Polar ice would have been thawed by this reopening of communication.
But here, within the Polar circle, what is the lowest degree?
It is no new sea, returned Altamont; it is in every Polar chart, and has a name already.
It was a domed city in the polar regions, where nobody ever had to go outdoors.
I wonder if he's been frozen to death or eat up by polar bears, or what.