...after the most incredible helicopter ride ever! I tried to add up how much it would have cost to charter such a ride but gave up when I realized how impossible it would be to PAY to get down here at all... priceless!
Granite Harbor field camp December 9th 2007 I was chosen as one of the four carpenters to go out to Granite Harbor to pull out the field camp that had been established there for ANDRILL (www.andrill.org). Granite Harbor (~100 miles north along the mainland coastline) that had been established for the ANDRILL team to do test drilling (of sea ice and sediment cores) for a few weeks after which we were called ... read more
Antarctica » Antarctica » McMurdo Station Speculation over the existence of a "southern land" was not confirmed until the early 1820s when British and American commercial operators and British and Russian national expeditions began exploring the Antarctic Peninsula region and other areas sou... ... read more