Ramón Larramendi, team leader of the Spanish Trans-Antarctic expedition, reached the South Pole of Inaccessibility as measured by data from the British Antarctic Survey. (click to enlarge).
The three-man team has covered 800 km in 30 days using their kite-sled during their Eastern Antarctic crossing. All images sent live over Contact 3.0 courtesy of the team/Tierras Polares (click to enlarge).
Spaniards reach South Pole of Inaccessibility - but where is Lenin?
Posted: Dec 12, 2005 05:25 pm EST
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(ThePoles.com) The Spanish Trans-Antarctic expedition reached the South Pole of Inaccesibility yesterday, at 7:57 am, UTM time. According to the Scott Polar Research Institute this is the point furthest from navigable sea, rather than the 'theoretical' edge of the continent. We havent found any remains of previous expeditions, reported team leader Ramón Larramendi in a voice dispatch through Contact 3.0.Listen to Voice dispatch from South Pole of inaccessibilityThis is the first time this point has been reached without...
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