To the North Pole!

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A group of explorers has reached the North Pole in record time, thereby proving the possibility of an earlier claim to the pole made almost 100 years ago. We speak with the expedition leader, who is still camped out in the Arctic region.


Tom Avery, expedition leader, Barclays Capital Ultimate North Expedition

Gilbert Grosvenor, chairman of the National Geographic Society



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