A Londoner has died after getting caught up in a severe snow storm during a trek across Arctic Greenland.
Philip Goodeve-Docker, who was 30, wrote about trekking across "one of the most deadly landscapes in the world", before setting out. He froze to death during a 400-mile expedition across an ice-cap. Ria Chatterjee speaks to Jim McNeill, a Polar explorer, and Philip's friend and colleague Adam Bloom.
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