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The Stunning Sights of Antarctica On the Antarctic coast looking out towards the northern horizon, it’s around mid day and the Sun is as high as it’s going to get for the day, the stunning sights of Antarctica are revealing … Continue reading
Antarctica – Facts, Figures, Insights Antarctica is described as the “last great wilderness on earth”. Anyone with a sense of adventure and an active imagination can’t fail to be mesmerised by this enchanting massive largely unspoilt seventh continent.
Midwinter Madness a Big Celebration in Antarctica Midwinter or Winter Solstice in Antarctica would have to be the most celebrated event of the year.
While I was in Antarctica the conditions that defined a Blizzard were described to me as follows: “To be officially a blizz it has to be blowing over 34 knots (61.2 km/hr), visibility less than 100 metres, be a minus … Continue reading
Just to the south of Browning Peninsula is Eyres Bay, and in Eyres Bay sits the tongue of the Vanderford Glacier. Almost 12 Km wide and jutting out from the coast some 6 – 8 Km. The Vanderford Glacier even … Continue reading
Icebergs are amazing to see, they are so majestic in their size, different shapes, and natural beauty. One of the things that is most impressive about Icebergs is that they only have one ninth of the actual mass showing above … Continue reading
The photo’s below illustrate some of the changes that occur in Antarctica through the summer / winter months. The climate change between the coldest and warmest months in Antarctica can change the landscape / seascape quite vastly in some regions.
During helicopter operations, some of us had the opportunity to go up for a bit of a “look-see” on the choppers, mainly to fill seats while other projects were being deployed. The “birds eye” view is just awesome, the vastness, … Continue reading
Casey station, on the coast of Antarctica at 66o 17′S, 110o 32′E, 3430 km southwest of Hobart was established by Australia in 1969.