Mirage in the Arctic: the Astounding 1907 Mikkelsen Expedition Mikkelsen, Ejnar. Introduction by Lawrence Millman. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2005. 1907 Mikkelsen Expedition. Arctic Reading: Europe including Scandinavia Preview A breezy account of Mikkelsen’s attempt to find land within the Arctic Sea, and his dealing with the ice that he did find instead of land.