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REUTERS: Denmark expedition gathers crucial data for North Pole claim


18:57 23Aug12 RTRS Denmark expedition gathers crucial data for North Pole claim * Danes gather seabed and depth data for Arctic claim * Expedition reached the North Pole on Wednesday * Chief scientist says satisfied with data collected By John Acher COPENHAGEN, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Scientists gathering data to underpin a claim by Denmark to a vast Arctic Ocean tract including the North Pole have harvested crucial new information about the seabed and toasted their arrival at the pole with sparkling wine. Denmark is pressing ahead with its claim to the area – which is thought to hold untapped […]