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Chinese scientific expedition team arrives at North Pole

2010-08-21 07:54:35 GMT2010-08-21 15:54:35 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Wu Jun (R), the crew leader of the fourth Chinese scientific expedition team, and Yu Xingguang, a scientist, wave the flags at the North Pole, Aug. 20, 2010. The Chinese fourth expedition team arrived at the North Pole on 15:38 p.m. (0738 GMT) Friday, which is the northernmost location ever reached by Chinese scientific expeditions. (Xinhua/Zhang Jiansong)

Wu Jun (R), the crew leader of the fourth Chinese scientific expedition team, and Yu Xingguang, a scientist, pose for a group photo at the North Pole, Aug. 20, 2010. The Chinese fourth expedition team arrived at the North Pole on 15:38 p.m. (0738 GMT) Friday, which is the northernmost location ever reached by Chinese scientific expeditions. (Xinhua/Zhang Jiansong)

A sculpture in the shape of a Chinese knot is laid by the fourth Chinese scientific expedition team at the North Pole, Aug. 20, 2010. The Chinese fourth expedition team arrived at the North Pole on 15:38 p.m. (0738 GMT) Friday, which is the northernmost location ever reached by Chinese scientific expeditions. (Xinhua/Zhang Jiansong)

Wu Jun (L), the crew leader of the fourth Chinese scientific expedition team, and Yu Xingguang, a scientist, pose for a group photo with a Chinese knot at the North Pole, Aug. 20, 2010. The Chinese fourth expedition team arrived at the North Pole on 15:38 p.m. (0738 GMT) Friday, which is the northernmost location ever reached by Chinese scientific expeditions. (Xinhua/Zhang Jiansong)

He Jianfeng, a member of the fourth Chinese scientific expedition team, collects the ice core sample at the North Pole, Aug. 20, 2010. The Chinese fourth expedition team arrived at the North Pole on 15:38 p.m. (0738 GMT) Friday, which is the northernmost location ever reached by Chinese scientific expeditions. (Xinhua/Zhang Jiansong)

The Chinese fourth expedition team arrived at the North Pole on 15:38 p.m. (0738 GMT) Friday, which is the northernmost location ever reached by Chinese scientific expeditions.

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