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12 January 2010

24 Hours At The Very Bottom of The World!

Man does not conquer the Pole. The Pole conquers man. No amount of reading or other preparation can prepare you for what it’s like when you step off an LC130 aircraft at the bottom of the planet. You are standing on two miles of ice. The elevation is nearly 3,000 meters (over 9,000 feet). Because the air is so cold and the planet’s spin, the altitude you would get on …


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