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the southernmost point of the Earth's axis

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This time he embarked on his last major expedition, an epic trek on foot to the South Pole, with his 23-year-old son, Barney, and two trusted friends.
In a blog entry, he posted a picture of himself at the pole and said: "Merry Christmas from the South Pole.
Judy Murray congratulated him saying: "Well done Scott Sears - (brother of Andys wife Kim) youngest person to reach the South Pole on a solo mission.
The expedition had scientific and geographical aims, including being the first to reach the South Pole, but the party were beaten by a Norwegian team, led by Roald Amundsen, by five weeks.
The group set out from Cape Town in South Africa to the South Pole on Tuesday on a trip that was to last just over a week.
Amundsen's arrival, naturally enough, is one of the key events in Elizabeth Leane's history of the South Pole, another major landmark being the construction in 1956-57 of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, a complex which was intended to be temporary, but has been redesigned and rebuilt several times since.
After leading the first group of Qatari climbers to the summit of Mount Everest to raise QataraACAOs flag, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani, Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) Goodwill Ambassador, became the first Qatari to reach the South Pole, where he planted a flag to commemorate National Day.
The Mandarin Oriental hotel, in London, hosted the official welcome home press conference for the The Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge, which is now regarded as one of the most high profile expeditions of modern times.
Expedition patron Falcon Scott, grandson of Captain Scott, said: "The Scott Expedition is a truly exceptional and meaningful way to recognise and commemorate my grandfather's expedition to the South Pole.
The 36-year-old record-breaker was flown back from the South Pole to Union Glacier Base Camp in Antarctica on Sunday where he will now rest and get checked over by doctors.
Richard Parks at the South Pole after his trek Pic: ANTARCTIC LOGISTICS & EXPEDITIONS.
With the trekkers now 28 miles from the South Pole, Harry said that people are starting to enjoy the trek and it also gives them a good chance to consider how they feel and to think about friends at home, fellow friends who are also injured.
The Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 will see three teams of wounded servicemen and women embarking on one of the most high pro-file expeditions of modern times as they race to the pole.
PRINCE HARRY has broken a toe following a minor accident, but will still take part in a gruelling charity trek to the South Pole, Kensington Palace has said.
Virgin Money will sponsor the South Pole Allied Challenge, which will raise funds for Walking With The Wounded.
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