The "Snow Dragon" vessel, with a complement of 115 scientists, reporters and crewmen on board, started China's second scientific expedition to the North Pole from Dalian Port in northeast China on July 15, 2003.
China's first Arctic exploration station was set up by Chinese Arctic Exploration Team in Longyearbyen, the northernmost city in the world at 5:11 (Beijing time) in the morning of July 30.
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