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David Irwin (Sarcoxie, 1910 - Scotrun, 18 June 1970) was an American explorer who made the news in 1934 following a dog sled trek to the magnetic North Pole, encompassing 2,000 miles. His account was published as Alone Across the Top of The World. Irwin later became a showman, presenting Eskimo culture at the World Fair.

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