September 6, 2013

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Situation Report

As the spring equinox, on 21st September, approaches and the end of winter is in sight, the five ice team members are continuing their scientific studies and liaison with schools while waiting for the opportunity to return north to the Antarctic coast and the completion of the expedition Although temperatures have been creeping up into the mid -30Cs, relentless winds with gusts of over 50 knots…

Joanna Lumley Interviews…Ian Prickett

Joanna Lumley Interviews...Ian Prickett

1.  What was your favourite subject at school? My favourite subject at school was always Physical Education.  I will be the first to admit that I wasn’t the most academic of pupils during my school years and I much preferred running around a field or using my hands to build something.  When it came to sitting down and learning algebra I was the first one to make an excuse to try and get out…

Fact of the Day:

One of the first recorded canine visitors to the Antarctic was a dog called Sydney, named after the port where he was found by Lt. Charles Wilkes of the United States Exploring Expedition in 1839. It used to be common practice to bring dogs on expeditions to Antarctica but now they are banned from the continent. This ban was put in place because of concern that dogs might introduce diseases suc…

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