North Pole Dogsled: Russian Expedition From 90°N To South Greenland

It ain’t over yet. As with last year’s North Pole season, this year have no skiers from land to the Geographic North Pole, but an expedition from the Pole to land. One of ExplorersWeb’s North Pole contributors shot over news about a Russian expedition. Fyodor/Fedor Konyukhov and Victor Simonov are to attempt a dogsled expedition from the North Pole to the Southern tip of Greenland, starting tomorrow, April 6th. Yesterday they left by AN-74 from a village, Matrosy, located 30 kilometers from Petrozavodsk in the Republic of Karelia, where a special ceremony was held to see them off to Longyearbyen, Svalbard. Read more here: http://www.explorersweb.com/polar/news.php?id=21379

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