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Last Updated: Tuesday, 27 May, 2003, 19:01 GMT 20:01 UK
In pictures: Pen Hadow's polar trek
Pen Hadow (picture by Martin Hartley)
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The 41-year-old trekked 478 miles during his journey
Pen Hadow (picture by Martin Hartley)
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Mr Hadow had to swim across holes he found in the ice
Pen Hadow (picture by Martin Hartley)
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Temperatures have been as low as -16C at the Pole
Pen Hadow (picture by Martin Hartley)
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Braving the weather without hat and goggles
Pen Hadow (picture by Martin Hartley)
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The explorer had to pull along all his own provisions
Pen Hadow at North Pole (picture by Martin Hartley)
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On top of the world - at last

Pole explorer rescued
27 May 03  |  Devon

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