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Explorer becomes first woman to reach Earth’s highest and lowest points

Credit: Vanessa O'Brien British explorer and mountaineer Vanessa O’Brien has become the first woman to reach the Earth’s highest and lowest points. After reaching the top of Everest in 2012, O’Brien successfully completed her submersible dive with Victor Vescovo to the bottom of Challenger Deep, in the Western Pacific Ocean, hitting a record depth of 10,925 meters, on the 12th of June.

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