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COMNAP consists of 30 National Antarctic Program Members. Each Member program is represented by the Manager of that National Antarctic Program and/or the Deputy Manager of that program. National Antarctic Programs collectively have the greatest first-hand experience of living and working in the Antarctic. Many of the National Antarctic Programs have operated in the Antarctic since the...
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The three-day itinerary will see competitors fly by private jet from Punta Arenas, Chile, on 12th December to the marathon location at Union Glacier, Antarctica. A marked course of 42.2km (26.2 miles) will have been prepared in advance and snowmobile support, aid stations and medical personnel will be at hand for the duration of the race. Competitors are scheduled to return to Punta Arenas on...
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SCAR initiates, develops and coordinates scientific research in the Antarctic region and provides objective independent scientific advice to the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings. The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) is an inter-disciplinary committee of the International...
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ALE is the premier provider of deep field Antarctic experiences. Climb Antarctica's tallest peaks, ski or fly to the South Pole, or camp with emperor penguins. ALE’s meteorological department operates 7 days a week, preparing forecasts for ALE's air operations, field parties, and visiting...
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ALE is the premier provider of deep field Antarctic experiences. Climb Antarctica's tallest peaks, ski or fly to the South Pole, or camp with emperor penguins. ALE’s meteorological department operates 7 days a week, preparing forecasts for ALE's air operations, field parties, and visiting...
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When Robert Falcon Scott set off on his second journey to explore the Antarctic - the British Antarctic Expedition 1910 - he could not have predicted it would be his last. Begin your journey. The British Antarctic Expedition of 1910: Robert Falcon Scott. Antarctic exploration before the Terra Nova expedition.
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We deliver once in a lifetime experiences to help you explore the remote and vast beauty of the Southern Hemisphere aboard your yacht. All aspects of an expedition, including bespoke itineraries, permits, logistics, and ice piloting services are tailored to your trip, with safety at the forefront of all planning and execution. Few yachts venture to these regions and our depth of experience and...
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The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Club is a membership organisation for past and present staff of the British Antarctic Survey and its predecessors. The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Club brings together past and present staff of the British Antarctic Survey and its predecessors the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (Fids) and Operation Tabarin and others who have been closely associated...
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Here you can find everything you wish to know about Antarctica from experts who have been working there for decades. We hope you find the site easy to navigate. To keep it simple we have put basic points on the front page of each heading but, on most, you’ll find a “more info” tab to click that will take you to detailed information about the topic. If you have any problems, please let us know....
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The polar regions are especially sensitive to pollution. Conditions can also be hazardous, increasing the chances of accidents. As ship traffic increases in the Arctic and Antarctic, it is therefore extremely important that vessels are adequately regulated to protect the safety of humans and the environment. ASOC urges the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to institute a strong...
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The Trust’s team on the Ice spent three months this summer working to restore Hillary’s Hut and the artefacts inside. Thanks to a successful public fundraising campaign and support from the New Zealand Government the Hut was restored and artefacts conserved in time for Scott Base’s 60th anniversary celebrations in January 2017 . Now painted with its original colours this important piece of...
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Antarctica cruise expeditions to the Antarctic, reservations for all-inclusive packages to antarctica. Century. However on 17 January 1773, Captain James Cook became the first-known person to navigate across the Antarctic Circle on board HMS Resolution, accompanied by its sister ship HMS Adventure. Cook tried to get past the perilous natural floating ice barrier of giant icebergs on more than...
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Photos, video, time-lapse video, 360 VR video from Antarctica. A unique inside view of the continent from Anthony Powell, who has spent years working there. Extensive range of stock footage available on request. I've been working in Antarctica for many years, and am the creator of the multi-award winning feature film Antarctica: A Year On Ice. Click on the link at the left of this page for more...
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Specialists in Arctic Canada and East Coast cruises including Nunavut, Greenland, Labrador and Newfoundland. “The Most Memorable part of this journey was how breathless I felt when we were hiking and discovering by yourself. Walking around communities. I wanted to see, smell, touch everything!”. A journey from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland to Kugluktuk, Nunavut. Travel aboard the Ocean Endeavour in...
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We know more about Mars than we know about Antarctica’s subglacial environment, but new information about its nature is changing the way we view the continent. The Subglacial Antarctic Lakes Scientific Access (SALSA) project aims to uncover new knowledge about this newly explored biome through an integrative study of subglacial geobiology, water column and sedimentary organic carbon, and...
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The art expedition has started in Ushuaia, the southernmost city of our planet, where approximately 100 participants have boarded the Akademik Sergey Vavilov research ship. Alexander Ponomarev says that for this hundred the journey is ‘a revolution that changes the vector. ‘Instead of the usual national pavilions — the icy inaccessibility of the Antarctic continent. Instead of pompous...
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Antarctic Animals, discover some of the most challenged animals by extreme Antarctica weather. Also find facts about Antarctica and whole Antarctic Region. More than seven hundred species of algae and phytoplankton are found to live in the Antarctic Region apart from whales, seals and other animals in Antarctica. On account of the heavy presence of whale species of different sizes and varieties...
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Taking you closer to the heart of the polar regions has been our driving passion at Oceanwide Expeditions for over twenty years. Our knowledgeable cruise leaders, committed staff, and thoroughly outfitted vessels are our way of expressing what we care about most: making your cruise to the Arctic and Antarctic truly unforgettable. When you sail with us, you experience a part of the world that is...
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Working with commercial and government logistics, we are an international multidisciplinary team of scientists dedicated to tackling the most time-critical research questions in the Antarctic. The great unknown Antarctic holds around 90 percent of our planet’s ice and 70 percent of its freshwater. There’s so much water that if all the ice melted we would be left with a large landmass in the...
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The Antarctic Fire Department is proudly supporting the advancement of world science through fire/rescue support services on the highest, driest, windiest, coldest, and ultimately harshest continent on the planet - Antarctica. The department offers the unique opportunity to go where few people have gone before, or ever will go. Antarctica is one of the few places on earth that remain unscathed...
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