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5 - the journey south

cool fact!

Ancient Greek geographers were the first to guess there was a large landmass around the South Pole. They named it Anti-Arkitkos - ‘the opposite of the Arctic’.

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a letter never sent

go with the floe

the race to the pole


the rime of the ancient mariner


what (not) to wear


Explorers' diaries

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