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A picture taken in Antarctica on January 2 shows British explorer,... News PhotoAdult,Antarctica,British Culture,British Empire,Geographical Locations,Horizontal,Journey,Lifestyles,Portrait,South Pole,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA picture taken in Antarctica on January 2, 2010, shows British explorer, Felicity Aston, poses for a picture during her trip to the South Pole with a team of women from Commonwealth countries. Aston claimed this week to have become the first woman to cross Antarctica on her own, after skiing more than 1,700 kilometres across the ice in 59 days. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER BLOTNITSKY (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER BLOTNITSKY/AFP/Getty Images)