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English admiral and Arctic explorer Captain Sir John Ross.

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The greatest story ever told: Today in polar history: Oct 29, 1908, Ernest Shackleton's polar party begin their trek, includes Adams, Marshall and Wild.

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First woman Arctic explorer, Josephine Peary, wife of Robert Peary, was a First Lady of the Arctic, “Mother of the Snow Baby,” and a veteran of half a dozen polar expeditions who’d outlived her husband by three decades.

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Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen (1886–1957) and wife Dagmar Gale.// When you can poop out a knife, you are the winner of all manly man contests of all time!!!

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Famous Antarctic expeditions

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (1872-1928) Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to reach the North Pole in 1926.

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Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. Photo from the Expedition [group portrait], 1911-1914. Photos include Correll, Hurley, Mawson, McLean, Mertz, Moyes, Watson and Wild. State Library of NSW.

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