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Antarctica 2018

Re: Antarctica 2018

Unread postby jawagord » Tue 13 Mar 2018, 09:41:24

Another Antarctic summer, another scientists stranded by sea ice story.

The Laurence M. Gould research vessel, seen in a file image, was unable to reach a team of U.S. researchers stuck on an ice-bound island off Antarctica's coast, the National Science Foundation said, March 10, 2018.

Argentina sent the icebreaker ship after receiving a request for assistance on Friday, the country’s foreign ministry said Saturday. The Argentine ship has helicopters able to reach the group’s camp “regardless of the ice conditions,” the National Science Foundation, a U.S. government agency, said. ... ories.html
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Re: Antarctica 2018

Unread postby Plantagenet » Tue 13 Mar 2018, 13:01:08

I'm scheduled to be in that area about a year from now. I hope they get things sorted out by then. 8)
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