McMurdo Activities

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  Katie Joy, McMurdo Station, 26th January 2013     In the last few days the ANSMET systematic team’s cargo was returned from Ottway Massif. The team have been cleaning up and inventorying gear, and packing up equipment in preparation for… Read more »

back in town

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      Katie Joy, Recon team, 23rd January 2013 The ANSMETrecon team left South Pole on the 21st Jan (see photo of the LC-130 plane that transported us), are now back in McMurdo. We are currently waiting for our cargo to… Read more »

Goodbye Larkman….Hello Otway!

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Marianne Mader, Systematic Team, Jan. 16, 2012 Otway Camp, Beardmore Region, Antarctica We’re now at the Otway campsite, our final Antarctic home in the field and location of the ‘landing strip’ (i.e., flat snow surface) for the C-130 Hercules plane…. Read more »

Recon team

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Katie Joy, Recon Team, 14th January 2013, Szabo Bluff Guess what – we have moved and are currently enjoying a nice glass of red wine back in McMurdo. We are sitting in comfy chairs with cushions, and have had showers… Read more »