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Antarctica, Summer – Winter Contrast

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.

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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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Helicopter crash in Antarctica video

Stuck in the thick pack ice for almost three weeks just 130km from the Antarctic coast, two choppers are sent to transfer food and mail however only one returns back to base!

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Stuck in the Antarctic Pack Ice

70 nautical miles from the Antarctic continent (130km) we start to struggle to get through the pack ice, the ships captain, a Norwegian fellow who has considerable experience getting through the pack ice in Antarctica, is getting frustrated,

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