||This article was published in 1958 in the American Journal of International Law looks at the unique legal considerations regarding the discovery and exploration of the Polar Regions and the relationship of these considerations to international law. This note/comment looks at developments in the Arctic Regions and provides an excellent historical view of the development of these regions and the legal issues arising out of their development. Due to the historical nature of this article, it is not widely available on the Internet. It may be found in print at 52 AJIL 1958, 746. Additionally, electronic access is available via the JSTOR database, a subscription service available at many academic libraries.