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2011-03-03 09:11:00

WATERBURY, Vt., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quark Expeditions, a polar travel specialist, has been nominated by Travel and Leisure as the World's Best Tour Operator in the magazine's annual consumer survey.

2010-09-07 11:28:00

WATERBURY, Vt., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- When Quark Expeditions 2010 Arctic expedition cruise season comes to an end September 8, preparation for its history-making 20th anniversary season begins.

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2008-11-05 15:45:00

Results of DNA tests have confirmed that two large bones found last Wednesday near the wreckage of a plane in California are those of millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett, according to police.

2008-10-04 18:00:03

By Lucy Bogustawski MILLIONAIRE adventurer Steve Fossett died when his plane slammed into a mountain on a cloudy day. The discovery comesmore than a year since the record-breaker disappeared while hunting for a suitable location to try to break the current land speed record.

2008-10-03 06:00:02

By Stephen McGinty HE DISAPPEARED into the clouds and left behind a mystery and allegations of a faked death. More than a year after Steve Fossett, the American billionaire adventurer, took off on a routine flight, the wreckage of his small plane has been discovered in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

2006-02-11 13:14:08

LONDON (Reuters) - Millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett broke the record for long-distance flight without refueling on Saturday, making an emergency landing in southern England after flying 26,389 miles, his team said.

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2006-02-10 06:25:00

Adventurer Steve Fossett flew past the halfway point in his effort to break aviation's distance record, even as a fuel leak, soaring heat in the cockpit and weak winds jeopardized his quest.

2006-02-08 14:32:57

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Millionaire U.S. adventurer Steve Fossett took off in an experimental plane on Wednesday on an 80-hour flight that he hopes will set a nonstop distance record.

2006-02-08 09:34:10

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett took off in an experimental plane on Wednesday on an 80-hour flight that he hopes will set a nonstop distance record.

2006-02-08 07:50:00

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett took off in an experimental plane on Wednesday on an 80-hour flight that he hopes will set a nonstop distance record.


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