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British explorer embarks on Antarctic journey

Expedition into world's coldest region will take six months in almost constant darkness.
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2013 05:43

One of the world's greatest living explorers is about to take on one of the last remaining polar challenges.

Ranulph Fiennes and his team are attempting what they have dubbed 'The Coldest Journey.' They are crossing Antarctica during the region's winter, a six-month expedition in almost constant darkness.

Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.

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