On June 1, 1831, the British explorer James Clark Ross found the North Magnetic Pole.


On June 1, 1831, the British naval officer and explorer James Clark Ross found the locale of the North Magnetic Pole. That is the varying location between Canada and Siberia the place the Earth’s magnetic area factors immediately downwards.

SurvivalBlog Writing Contest

Immediately we current the primary entry for Spherical 113 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The prizes for this spherical embrace:

First Prize:

  1. The photovoltaic energy specialists at Quantum Harvest LLC  are providing a store-wide 10% off coupon. Relying on the mannequin chosen, this may very well be value greater than $2,000.
  2. A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificates. This can be utilized for any of their one, two, or three-day course (a $1,095 worth),
  3. A Peak Refuel “Wasatch Pack” number of 60 servings of premium freeze-dried breakfasts and dinners in particular person meal pouches — a whopping 21,970 energy, all made and packaged within the USA — courtesy of Prepared Made Assets (a $359 worth),
  4. American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI) is offering a $300 certificate good towards any of their DVD training courses.
  5. Two units of The Civil Defense Manual, (in two volumes) — a $193 worth — kindly donated by the writer, Jack Lawson.

Second Prize:

  1. A SIRT STIC AR-15/M4 Laser Coaching Bundle, courtesy of Subsequent Degree Coaching, that has a mixed retail worth of $679
  2. Two 1,000-foot spools of full mil-spec U.S.-made 750 paracord (in-stock colours solely) from www.TOUGHGRID.com (a $240 worth).
  3. A $200 credit score from Military Surplus LLC that may be utilized to buy and/or delivery prices for any of their in-stock merchandise, together with full mil-spec ammo cans, Rothco clothes and area gear, backpacks, optics, compact photo voltaic panels, first support kits, and extra.
  4. Two Super Survival Pack seed collections, a $150 worth, courtesy of Seed for Safety, LLC.
  5. A transferable $150 FRN buy credit score from Elk Creek Company, towards the acquisition of any pre-1899 vintage gun. There may be no paperwork required for supply of pre-1899 weapons into most states, making them the final bastion of firearms buying privateness!

Third Prize:

  1. A Berkey Mild water filter, courtesy of USA Berkey Filters (a $305 worth),
  2. A $300 reward certificates from Good2Goco.com, good for any of their merchandise: Dwelling freeze dryers, stress canners, Nation Residing grain mills, Emergency Necessities meals, and rather more.
  3. Three sets each of made-in-USA common and wide-mouth reusable canning lids. (This can be a complete of 300 lids and 600 gaskets.) This prize is courtesy of Harvest Guard (a $270 worth)
  4. A transferable $150 FRN buy credit score from Elk Creek Company, towards the acquisition of any pre-1899 vintage gun.

Greater than $900,000 value of prizes have been awarded since we began working this contest. In 2023, we polled blog readers, asking for suggested article topics. Seek advice from that ballot in the event you haven’t but chosen an article subject. Spherical 113 ends on July thirty first, so get busy writing and e-mail us your entry. Keep in mind that there’s a 1,500-word minimal, and that articles on sensible “how-to” abilities for survival have a bonus within the judging.

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