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Ken Blaiklock

British Antarctic surveyor

Died when: 92 years 258 days (1112 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius

 

Ken Blaiklock

Kenneth Victor Blaiklock OBE (6 December 1927 – 20 September 2020) was a British Antarctic surveyor who took part in Sir Vivian Fuchs's Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition that completed the first overland crossing of Antarctica.

During this expedition, he reached the South Pole by dog sled for the first time since Amundsen.He was awarded the Polar Medal with three bars.

His daughter is British politician, Catherine Blaiklock.


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