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UPDATED: 09:30, January 21, 2005
Chinese expedition reaches the highest icecap peak in Antarctica
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Snowmobiles of the Chinese expedition driving on Dome A Icecap, Antarctica (file photo Dec 28, 2004). A 13-man Chinese expedition surmounted the highest icecap peak in Antarctica at 3:16 a.m.(Beijing time) Tuesday, according to the polar expedition office of the State Oceanic Administration (SOA). They are the first humans to reach the peak of Dome A Icecap, 4,039 meters above sea level, 80:22:00 degrees south latitude and 77:21:11 degrees east longitude.

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A snowmobile of the Chinese expedition driving on Dome A Icecap, Antarctica. (file photo Jan 4, 2005)

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Members of Chinese expedition taking a photo at a flag planted five years ago on their way to the peak of Dome A Icecap, Antarctica. (file photo Jan 4, 2005)

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Members of Chinese expedition taking a photo at a flag planted five years ago on their way to the peak of Dome A Icecap, Antarctica. (file photo Jan 4, 2005)

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Members of Chinese expedition taking a photo on their way to the peak of Dome A Icecap, Antarctica. (file photo Dec 30, 2004)

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