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The Longest March
Late October 2005 Rune Gjeldnes will commence on a world record attempt. His main goal is to become the first person in the world to have crossed both the North- and the South Pole, unsupported.

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Rune Gjeldnes (Exp.Leader)
Late October 2005 Rune Gjeldnes will commence on a world record attempt. His main goal is to become the first person in the world to have crossed both the North- and the South Pole, unsupported. During 110 days, 4600 km will be covered on skis without re-supplies. If successful, it will be a world distance record, approximately 800 km longer than the previous skiing expedition record.

Icemaidens
Three houswifes attempt to reach the South Pole

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Michele Bloomcamp _Sandra Floate _Noelene Weightman _
Starting from Hercules Inlet the three australien houswifes are attempting to reach the South Geographical Pole.

MASTA 2004-2005
Attempt for solo and unsupported South Pole Expedition

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Ole Martin Martinsen _
Solo and unsupported expedition fro Hercules Inlet to the Geographival South Pole. Estimated 53 day and 1100 KMs.

Malaysia's Antarctica Expedition
Attempt for unsupported expedition across the Antarctic continent

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Dr. M. Kamaruddin (Exp.Leader) Suhardi Bin Alias _
Starting from Station Blue One in Longitude 5E Latitude 70, the expedition party will sledge pass the South Pole by trekking on foot or utilises the wind to ski or wind-sail to their final destination at Scott Base, Longitude 165E Latitude 77.

Scot100 South Pole Expedition
Attempt for first Scottish expedition to the South Pole

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Craig Mathieson _Fiona Taylor _

Scott's Challenge
Attempt to retrace the heroic expedition of the British explorers Robert F. Scott in 1912.

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Alan Chambers (Exp.Leader) Pete Goss _
Attempt to retrace the heroic expedition of the British explorers Robert F. Scott in 1912.

South Pole Solo 2004
Attempt for a solo and unsupported expedition to the Geographical South Pole

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Wave Vidmar (Exp.Leader)
WAVE Vidmar will attempt a solo and unsupported expedition to the geographic South Pole. Currently WAVE is preparing for his North Pole expedition, solo and unsupported. Starting February 2004, WAVE will walk, ski, and swim over 600 miles from Russia to reach the North Pole. Then, he'll return home and begin training and preparation for his South Pole trek, to start November 2004.

The Great Antarctic Crossing
Attempt for a complete a crossing of the Eastern Antarctic

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Ramón Larramendi: _
The aim of this expedition is to carry out a crossing of the Eastern Antarctic, through an area known as "The zone of inaccessibility", without supply-drops or motorized assistance. A journey of 5000 km. Using a new method which consists of 'sailing' over the ice using a sled type catamaran, pulled by an enormous kite.

The INVESCO PERPETUAL Challenge
Attempt for complete crossing of the Antarctic continent

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Patrick Woodhead (Exp.Leader) Paul Landry _Alastair Vere Nicoll _David de Rothschild _
The two teams will start on opposite sides of the Antarctic continent. The ski team will begin their 1,850km journey at one of the World's largest glaciers and then, dragging 200lb sledges, pass through the mighty Trans-Antarctic Mountains before reaching the South Pole. Meanwhile, two Land Rovers will drive 700 miles from the other side of the continent and meet the ski team at the South Pole. Once there, the Land Rovers will re-supply the ski team with provisions and specialist kites (similar to kite surfing) and both teams will return along the Land Rovers' original route. The ski team will now be under sail, harnessing the wind and racing alongside the Land Rovers. The expedition hopes to finish in under 55 days; thereby becoming the fastest to ever complete such an epic crossing.

Cold Feat - South Pole Expedition
An expedition from Hercules Inlet to the South Pole

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Cold Feat is a six strong amateur expedition aiming to walk the 625 nautical miles (693 imperial miles) from Hercules Inlet, at the edge of the Antarctic, to the South Pole during 2003. The Oxfordshire based team have selected to donate all funds raised to the two charities: National Canine Defence League and Cancer Research UK. They are aiming to raise One Million Pounds to be divided between the two charities. The journey will take just over two months, walking over a total of 693 miles to the pole. The weather is unpredictable, with temperatures ranging between -15 degrees and -50 degrees centigrade. Average yearly temperatures are around -30 degrees centigrade, with wind speeds of up to 190 miles an hour.

The Poles Wearables Expedition
The team successfully reached the South Pole unsupported

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Danish South Pole Expedition 2000
First Danish unsupported expedition to the South Pole.

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Kristian Joos (Exp.Leader) Gregers Gjersøe _
Kristian Joos and Gregers Gjersøe's attempt to be the first Danish expedition to reach the South Pole unsupported. Hercules Inlet to South Pole. Approximately 1000km.

Norwegian Antarctic Expedition 2000
The youngest expedition to reach the South Pole and to cross Antarctica.

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Rolf Bae _Eirik Sønneland _
Rolf Bae and Eirik Søndeland's attempt to be the youngest expedition to reach the South Pole. The two explorers are part of a team of four that will spend the winter in Antarctica for research purposes. The ski expedition will attempt to follow the 0 meridian from Queen Mauds land to the South Pole. Approximately 2-3 months and 2000km

The Bancroft Arnesen Expedition
First all woman's expedition across Antarctica.

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Liv Arnesen (Exp.Leader) Ann Bancroft _
Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft's attempt to be the first all woman's expedition across Antarctica. November 2000 to February 2000 (100 days). Approximately 3850km.

Groupe de Haute Montagne
Berkner Island to South Pole.

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Berkner Island to South Pole. 21st November to 9th of January (49days).Approximately 1250 km.

IceTrek
South Pole from Scott Base. Made first ascent of Shackleton. Failed the attempt to perform a roundtrip back to McMurdo.

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Eric Philips (Exp.Leader) Peter Hillary _John Muir _
Roundtrip from McMurdo across Shackleton Glacier to South Pole and back. Failed, but reached the South Pole. 4th November to 26th of January (84days). Approximately 1450 km.

Mitsuro Ohba
Supported accross Antarctica.

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Mitsuro Ohba (Exp.Leader)
Mitsuro Ohba - Solo and supported across the Antarctic. Queen Maud land via South Pole to Ellsworth Land. 12th of November to 14th of February (94days). Approximately 3824 km. Longest solo ski trek.

Sydpolen 1998
First Swedish expedition to the South Pole. Solo and unsupported.

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Ola Skinnarmo (Exp.Leader)
First Swedish, solo and unsupported expedition to the south pole. Hercules Inlet to South Pole. 5th of November to 21st September (47 days). Approximately 1000km.  

The TNT Post Group Trans Antarctica Expedition
First Dutch expedition to reach the South Pole

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Coen Hofstede _Ronald Naar _
Ronald Naar and Coen Hofstede - first Dutch expedition to reach the South Pole, but failed the attempt to cross Antarctica. Queen Maud's Land to South Pole. 16th of November to 11th of January (56 days). Approximately 2249 km. Continued ca. 40km past the Pole (7 days).

Arnott`s South Pole Expedition 1997
First unsupported Australian expedition to reach the South Pole.

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Peter Treseder (Exp.Leader) Ian Brown _Keith Williams _
First unsupported Australian expedition to reach the South Pole. Berkner Island to the South Pole. 2 of November to 31st of December (59 days). Approximately 1317 km.

South Pole 1997

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Ingthor Bjarnason _Haraldur Ólafsson _Haraldson Ólafur Örn _

The Antarctic Expedition 1997
Failed the attempt to reach the South Pole due to head injury

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Helen Thayer (Exp.Leader)
Attempt to reach the South Pole due to head injury. Hercules Inlet to 81°551S. 1st of November to 22t of November (22 days). Approximately 170 km.

Alone across Antarctica
First solo and unsupported expedition accross Antarctica

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Børge Ousland (Exp.Leader)
First solo and unsupported expedition across the Antarctic. Berkner Island via South Pole to McMurdo. 15th of November to 19th January (64 days). Approximately 2845 km.

DYSON Antarctica Solo
Failed attempt to cross the Antarctica solo and unsupported.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes (Exp.Leader)
Failed attempt to cross the Antarctica solo and unsupported. Berkner Island to Polar Plateau (83°5S). 14th of November to 12 of December (28 days). Approximately 700 km.

Solo Transantarctica 1996
Failed solo and unsupported attempt to ski accross Antarctica.

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Marek Kamiñski (Exp.Leader)
Failed solo and unsupported attempt to cross the Antarctica. Fails the attempt just past the pole. Berkner Island to South Pole. 15th of November to 13th of January (50 days). Approximately 1350 km.

Alone to the South Pole
Failed solo and unsupported attempt to ski accross Antarctica.

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Børge Ousland (Exp.Leader)
Attempt to cross Antarctica solo and unsupported . Fails the attempt to cross, but becomes the first person to reach both the North- and South Pole solo and unsupported. Berkner Island to South Pole.15th of November to 29th of December. Approximately 1350km.

David Hempleman-Adams
Solo and unsupported expedition to the South Pole

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David Hemplemann-Adams (Exp.Leader)
Hercules Inlet (80.300S) to South Pole. 7th of November to 5 of January. Approximately 1000km.

Escuela del Montaña del Ejercito
Patriot Hills (80°34S) to the South Pole.

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Sergio Flores Delgado (Exp.Leader)
19th of November to 4th of January (46 days). Approximately 1000 km.

Expèdition Pôle Sud
Unsupported expedition to the South Pole

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Thierry Petry (Exp.Leader) Bernard Voyer (Exp.Leader)
Berkner Island to the South Pole. 9th of November to 12th of January (64 days). Approximately 1300 km.

Roger Mear
Failed solo and unsupported attempt to reach the South Pole

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Roger Mear (Exp.Leader)
Berkner Island to Polar Plateau (83°438S). 3rd of November to 16th of December (42 days). Approximately 753 km.

Russian South Pole Expedition
First Russian to reach the South Pole, solo and unsupported.

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Fedor Konioukhov (Exp.Leader)
First Russian to reach the South Pole, solo and unsupported. Patriot Hills to South Pole. 8th of November to 5th of January (58 days). Approximately 1000km. 

To Poles in one year '95
Solo and unsupported expedition to the South Pole

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Marek Kamiñski (Exp.Leader)
Solo and unsupported expedition to the South Pole. Berkner Island to the South Pole.5th of November to 27th of December (57 days). Approximately 1300km.

Im-Gyung Go 

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Liv Arnesen
First woman solo and unsupported to the South Pole

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Liv Arnesen (Exp.Leader)

Militar Espanola

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Im-Gyung  Go  (Exp.Leader)

South Pole 1994
The first woman in the World to ski solo and unsupported to the South Pole.

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Liv Arnesen (Exp.Leader)
First unsupported expedition to the South Pole. Solo from Patriot Hills to the South Pole in 50 days. Approximately 1084 Km.

Susumu Nakamura

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Susumu Nakamura (Exp.Leader)

Unarmed to the South Pole
Unsupported expedition to the South Pole

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Lars Ebbesen (Exp.Leader) Odd Harald Hauge _Cato Zahl Pedersen _
Cato Zahl Pedersn lost his arms in an accident, but still managed to reach the South Pole unsupported with his team.

Erling Kagge
First solo and unsupported expedition to the South Pole

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Erling Kagge (Exp.Leader)

Four to the Pole
The American Women's Expedition to Antarctica

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Ann Bancroft (Exp.Leader)

Ranulph Fiennes / Mike Stroud

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes (Exp.Leader) Mike Stroud _

South Pole Expedition
Unsupported scientific expedition to the South Pole.

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Kenji Yoshikawa (Exp.Leader)
Unsupported scientific expedition to the South Pole. Patriot Hills to South Pole via Tiel Mountains. 11th of November to 16th of January (65 days). Approximately 1100km

Shackleton’s Dream
Unsupported expediton accross Antarctica

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Sjur Mørdre (Exp.Leader) Ralph Høybakk _Herman Mehren _Simen Mørdre _Hallgrim Ødegård _
The expedition skiied across Antarctica following the route of Schacleton in never managed to

Footsteps of Scott
First unsupported expedition to the South Pole

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Woods Gareth (Exp.Leader) Roger Mear _Robert Swan _
The expedition started the 3d of November from Cape Evans and reached the South Pole 69 days later, the 11th of Janu 1986. Approximately 1405 km.

Monica Kristensen

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Monica Kristensen (Exp.Leader)

Transglobe Expedition
2nd crossing of Antarctica.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes (Exp.Leader) Charles Burton _Oliver Shepard _
2nd crossing of Antarctica. Sanae Base via South Pole to Scott Base. 29th of October to 11th of January (67 days). Approximately 3600 km with air support.

Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition

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The Endurance Expedition

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Sir Ernest Shackleton (Exp.Leader)

The Scott South Pole Expedition 1912

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Robert F. Scott (Exp.Leader)

The Amundsen South Pole Expedition 1911
Roald Amundsen and his 4 men team are the first to reach the South Pole

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Roald Amundsen (Exp.Leader) Jameson Adams _Olav Bjaaland _Helmer Hanssen _Sverre Hassel _Eric Marshall _Frank Wild _Oscar Wisting _
Bay of Whales to the South Pole and back. Amundsen discovered a new route and the team used 57 days to reach the pole. The Norwegian flag was planted at the pole the 16th of December to mark the victory.

The Nimrod Expedition
Attempt to reach the South Pole.

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Robert F. Scott (Exp.Leader) Sir Ernest Shackleton _Edward Wilson _
Reaches the point where the Scott team gave up after about 30 days.

The National Antarctic Expedition
Attempt to reach the South Pole from McMurdo Sound over the Ross Ice Shelf.

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Robert F. Scott (Exp.Leader) Sir Ernest Shackleton _Edward Wilson _
They reached "furthest south" 82°south after two months. Several injuries and snow blindness forced them to abort. 

Southern Cross
The very first expedition on the Antarctic mainland.

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Carsten Borchgrevink (Exp.Leader)
The expedition lead by Carsten Borchgrevink was the first confirmed landing on the Antarctic mainland in 1899. He and his crew of 9 men an 75 sledgedogs spent the winter in Antarctica and made the first attempt towards the South Pole. Using dog sledges, Borchgrevinks South Pole expedition covered about 100 km to 78.40'S

The Belgian Antarctic Expedition 1897-99
The first expedition to overwinter in the ice around Antarctica.

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Adrien de Gerlache (Exp.Leader) Roald Amundsen _
The expedition onboard the ship Belgica was frozen into the ice the 10th of March 1898 and was captured in the ice for more than 12 months. During the time the ship was icebound it drifted over 3200 kilometres.
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