Polar Quest South Pole Expedition

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From 12.11.2006 to 21.01.2007 - Status: success

Polar Quest South Pole team

Polar Quest South Pole team

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Starting in November 2006, a team of the Royal Navy & Marines will attempt a 2600 km ski and kiting trek, from Hercules Inlet to South Pole and back.

This journey sets out to achieve the following records: The first service Expedition to the South Pole since 1912 (Capt Scott), the first British military return journey to the South Pole in history, the first Royal Marines to walk unsupported to the South Pole.

On the 21st of January 2007, the team arrived back at Patriot Hills, completing the final kilometres of their epic 2600 Km journey, the longest Antarctic expedition in British military history.

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