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A 40-year-old Japanese adventurer will embark on an unassisted solo trek in mid-November journeying approximately 1,130 km across Antarctica to the South Pole.

If successful, Yasunaga Ogita will become the first Japanese to accomplish such a feat. He plans to pull a 100-kg sleigh loaded with a tent, food and fuel and reach the goal in about two months.

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