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  • There's just too much winter landscape to go around, even at the hands of a confident stylist, and even though love of the cold and snow led Kavenna north and to the idea of Ultima Thule in the first place.

    The Top Of The World Book Review: The Top Of The World

  • "This is a diamond known as the Ultima Thule, named after a line in one of Virgil's Georgics.

    Dance Of Death

  • In medieval times, when maps were bedecked with strange and exotic unknowns, where the corners might be inscribed ‘Here be monsters’, the most distant place that could be conceived, lying beyond the borders of the known world, was labelled Ultima Thule.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Ultima Thule’ took things one stage further – it was the farthest part of Thule.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Ultima Thule’ took things one stage further – it was the farthest part of Thule.

    The mysterious element thulium

  • In medieval times, when maps were bedecked with strange and exotic unknowns, where the corners might be inscribed ‘Here be monsters’, the most distant place that could be conceived, lying beyond the borders of the known world, was labelled Ultima Thule.

    The mysterious element thulium

  • Which provides that, Global Warming or not, Canada is one step removed from Ultima Thule.

    Dear [insert deity of choice]:

  • His first book, Ultima Thule, was chosen by W. S. Merwin as the 1999 volume in the Yale Series of Younger Poets.

    The Best American Poetry 2008

  • Those remote and often forbidding northern outposts of European civilization are among the sites Kavenna visited that have been identified with Ultima Thule.

    The Top Of The World Book Review: The Top Of The World

  • You can download the MP3 directly here, and subscribe to the Ultima Thule podcast here.

    Disquiet » Fripp-Eno-Hassell Podcast MP3

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  • "most north"

    Ultima Thule is a nickname of an object in the Kuiper Belt.

    December 15, 2018

  • I get this mixed up with Uriah Heep :-/

    December 15, 2018

  • Just saw this is defined at ultima thule

    December 16, 2018