Today’s Date: North Pole Mission

August 12th, 2015

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On this day in 2007, Danish researchers set sail for the North Pole to gather geological data – a month after Russia pinned its flag on the seabed.

The month-long expedition was part of a project costing 230 million kroner to prove the Lomonosov Ridge, rich in oil and gas reserves, is connected to Greenland.


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