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In 1912 Alfred Wegener developed the theory that all continents were originally connected to one another. In the Autumn of 1939, an expedition sets out to try and confirm Wegener's idea. Accompanying the German expedition leader Friedrich (Axel Prahl) are his assistant Leni and 2 English and one Swedish scientist, along with the Norwegian ship's captain and his Russian crew. At first the mood is relaxed, but with the outbreak of hostilities the scientists have to side with the one warring party or the other.As a British warship appears in the Arctic waters and Friedrich receives the order from Berlin to take over the ship, matters escalate.