Expédition Pôle Nord 2012

This team of two people (Le Tressoler and Cabon) aims to be the first inhabitants of the North Pole. They plan to stay six weeks in the area and will travel every day away from the Pole, coming back to their base camp every night. After having made various scientific measurements and observation during the day.

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Below are all the news we published about the Expédition Pôle Nord 2012 expedition

  • 20 days on the Arctic ice pack

    Published on 07.07.2012

    Having been dropped on 4 April at the North Pole, the two frenchmen came back on land on 24 April. According to the protagonists, the scientific programm has been unfolded as planned.

  • Finally dropped at the North Pole

    Published on 08.04.2012

    Alan Le Tressoler and Julien Gabon had to wait fourteen days in Longyearbyen before flying to the Pole. On Wednesday 4 April, the landing strip the Russian were preparing at NP was finally ready and the russian plane Antonov could leave the Svalbard.

  • The frenchmen ; ready to leave but waiting for a good window

    Published on 02.04.2012

    French adventurers Alan Le Tressoler and Julien Cabon, the two members of the expedition 'Expédition Pôle Nord 2012' have arrived Friday 23 March at Longyearbyen (2 000 inhabitants), the main town of the Svalbard Archipelago and Spitzberg island.

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