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An Ode To The Poles

Posted: 08/01/12 17:23

2012 heralds the centurial anniversary of Robert F. Scott's mortiferous expedition to the South Pole. Scott and his men sadly perished on the arduous journey home towards the coast. Knowing the formidable nature of the Poles as we do now, only serves to excentuate our reverence for the great achievement Scott and his men made a century ago this month. In honour of their pilgrimage, here at Black Tomato, we're paying homage to the Polar regions, two of the most beautiful, and yet inhospitable places on our planet.

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In the Poles there are only two seasons; summer and winter. The long summer begins with the sunrise just before March, the sun then takes three months to reach its highest point, after which time it begins to sink, reaching sunset just after September. And there begins the longest, darkest, harshest winter on the planet.
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