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Prince Harry Launches South Pole Trek in London's Trafalgar Square—See the Pics!

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Prince Harry will soon be on the move.

In London's Trafalgar Square on Thursday, Nov. 14, the 28-year-old royal stood alongside the wounded servicemen and women who will be joining him on a charity trek to the South Pole on behalf of the Walking for the Wounded charity.

According to the BBC, Harry told the crowd at the depature event that the expedition will prove "even when you've lost a leg or lost an arm, or whatever the illness may be, that you can achieve pretty much anything if you put your mind to it."

Harry's team is just one of three that will depart London for Cape Town, South Africa, on Sunday, Nov. 17. They will then head to Novolazarevskaya Station in Antarctica on Nov. 19, where all participating groups will spend a few days adjusting to the Antarctic temperatures.

NEWS: All the details on Prince Harry's South Pole expedition

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Once they've gotten their bearings, the teams will fly 87 degrees south to spend even further time acclimating to the temperatures.

The official trek begins on Nov. 30 and Kensington Palace officials hope that the groups reach their South Pole destination by Dec. 16.

All participating team members will race 208 miles across the Antarctic Plateau and are expecting to travel approximately 10 miles a day.

Each team is raising funds for military charities from their respective nations—Walking With the Wounded (United Kingdom), Soldier On (Australia and Canada) and Soliders to Summit (United States).

Harry trekked for the same cause in the North Pole in 2011.

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