Brit Team Sets Off on 1st Winter Antarctic Crossing

Will face temps as low as minus-133 during 6-month trek

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 7, 2012 10:21 AM CST

(Newser) – Few have made the 2,500-mile journey across the Antarctic, and no one has accomplished it in during the south's winter. But now explorer Ranulph Fiennes is leading a six-man attempt to do just that, spending six months to cross the icy continent on...   Read full story »

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