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The cats on the move (May 29th).
courtesy Brian Newham/ The Coldest Journey, SOURCE
VIDEO: the full length of the 500m winch cable, which the guys have created to pull back the fuel scoots which were stranded in a huge crevasse field.
courtesy Ian Prickett / The Coldest Journey, SOURCE
VIDEO May 30, crossing crevasses. It is near permanent darkness and the temperature has dropped as low as -50C with howling winds.
courtesy Ian Prickett / The Coldest Journey, SOURCE
VIDEO showing the tent going up around one of the Cats for repairs and a peep inside.
courtesy Ian Prickett / The Coldest Journey, SOURCE
One of the mechanics working on a caterpillar.
courtesy The Coldest Journey, SOURCE
Richmond Dykes and Spencer Smirl.
courtesy Ian Prickett / The Coldest Journey, SOURCE
Ian Prickett, Richmond Dykes, Rob Lambert and Spencer Smirl (not necessarily in that order) in a caboose.
courtesy Brian Newham/ The Coldest Journey, SOURCE
The sun set on the Ice Team in the last week of May.
courtesy Brian Newham / The Coldest Journey, SOURCE

Winter South Pole crossing halted

Posted: Jun 11, 2013 09:47 am EDT

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(By Correne Coetzer) Brian Newham, Ian Prickett, Richmond Dykes, Rob Lambert and Spencer Smirl, who are on a mission to cross Antarctica via the Geographic South Pole during the South Pole Winter/Night, had seen the last rays of the sun and has currently two to three hours of twilight a day. Trapped in a crevasse field, which they believe may extend for up to 100 km to the south of their present position, they were taking stock of their situation. The terrain is a complex and uncharted mass of crevasses, which are...

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