British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes is preparing an assault on Antarctica. He'll attempt to be the first person to successfully march across Antarctica on foot in the middle of winter. No person has gone more than 60 miles inland in winter.
Working conditions in the Antarctic have changed a lot since Robert Scott's expedition nearly one hundred years ago. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to Freija Descamps, a Belgian physicist who is spending the winter at the South Pole.
A team led by British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has announced to do six month ice trek and cross 2,000 miles via the South Pole to McMurdo Station. Can you name this partially frozen southern sea that wraps around this coastline of Antarctica?