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Polar plunge  

Polar plunge

water temp = -0.7 C
An Icy Strangeness...

January 4th 2014
Mighty, glaciated mountains towered from the ocean. Massive, vertical cliffs rose from the depths and mighty glaciars spilled through every valley. This was the welcome I got from Antarctica! "I am in Antarctica" I said to myself! It's an amazing place! I stood in awe on the continental mainland and looked around. I was completely surrounded by jagged peaks soaring more than a mile into the sk ... read more
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 Flag Speculation over the existence of a "southern land" was not confirmed until the early 1820s when British and American commercial operators and British and Russian national expeditions began exploring the Antarctic Peninsula region and other areas sou... ... read more
25th January 2014

Polar Plunge
I did this on New Year's Eve 1989. Wow, it was cold. We cut a hole in the ice and jumped in naked.

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