Stranded for two years on an Arctic island, this woman miraculously survived by shooting seals
Stephanie Buck

Most arctic explorers had a poor understanding of scurvy. It isn’t clear from this if they brought any of the proper foods for avoiding it. Blackjack would have known that eating seal blubber would keep her healthy, but the Europeans probably would have resisted this.

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