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Antarctica – Home of the Blizzard

While I was in Antarctica the conditions that defined a Blizzard were described to me as follows: β€œTo 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

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Antarctic Glacier – Blue Ice

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

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Casey Station Antarctica – A Birds Eye View

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

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Antarctic Station Casey – A Brief History

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.

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