Current position: S72 51′ 13.5″ E023 33′ 50.2″ Altitude: 2752m Temperature: -43C Wind speed: 26 knots Today’s actions: Second Cat dug out, again, and engine compartments cleared, pre-heated and started. Currently warming and will be moved tonight. Both Cats will be left running round the clock with two-hourly checks throughout night. Manual snow clearance under Science Caboose, plus…
Fact of the Day:
Between 1892–1893 Carl Anton Larsen led the first Norwegian expedition to Antarctica aboard the ship “Jason” to explore the possibility of whaling in Antarctica. Larsen became the first person to ski on the continent on the Larsen Ice Shelf, subsequently named after him. He is also remembered as collecting the first Antarctic fossils.