By Clive Cussler
A foundered Victorian send trying to find the fabled Northwest Passage holds a mystery in its icy grave . . .
When Dirk Pitt of NUMA is nearly blown to items in a lab explosion, he suspects sabotage. The lab in query belongs to a scientist hoping to exploit a unprecedented mineral to wrestle greenhouse gases - yet who would wish to break our one probability to avoid wasting the planet?
But there are those that will do whatever to manage this kind of worthwhile prize. Pitt's investigations take him to the Arctic looking for a clue to the origins of this beneficial mineral. There, he and NUMA colleague Al Giordino needs to conflict for survival opposed to the opposed parts and an evil megalomaniac who's approximately to plunge the North American continent into battle . . .
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Arctic Drift (Dirk Pitt, Book 20) by Clive Cussler