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This is a photo of Liz Nelson the oldest lady to go to the North Pole on a real Expedition.

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Photo of C. Jeff Dyrek, webmaster, standing on the North Pole
Elizabeth Nelson is the oldest lady ever to go to the North Pole on an expedition.  This is a record setting photo.
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Elizabeth Nelson is the oldest lady ever to go on a north pole expediton

This is a photo of Elizabeth Nelson the oldest lady to go to the North Pole
Photo by C. Jeff Dyrek

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This is Liz Nelson the oldest lady to go to the North Pole as far as any records that I can find.  There is an Ice Breaker that goes to the pole in August which an older lady may have visited the pole on but sitting in a stateroom on a cruise ship is not like being on an expedition.   When we were in Khatanga, Liz twisted her ankle.  We thought it was a sprain but after her return home and having it X-Rayed, we found out that she actually had a broken leg.  So, in the picture above, Liz is standing there with a broken leg and never complained.  What a trooper.   In the background is the rear door of the Antonov An-26 Russian airplane that took us from Khatanga to Sredney Island. 





The complete story of the Gee Bee Airplane company Showing all of the Aircraft and the R1 Racer.  This is not the story that most pilots talk about.
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