The North Pole was once visited only by sturdy scientists working to extend the boundaries of human knowledge. But that was a long time ago — these days, it receives about 1,000 visitors every year, mostly tourists hoping to prove their mettle. After all, how much more can we find out from an endless expanse of ice that people have been exploring for centuries? Well, it turns out there's quite a lot still to learn. You just have to send the right kind of people. The world's first all-female expedition to the North Pole has safely returned to solid ground, and they've got tons of data never collected before.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas September 21, 2018
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