attempt given up …

A journalist from the SMH reports that the first attempt to break the Russian ‘cruise ship’ free failed.

Aurora Australis abandons attempt to save Akademik Shokalskiy in

http://www.smh.com.au/…/auroraaustralis-abandons-attempt…
3 hours ago

The Aurora Australis has abandoned its first attempt to cut through the ice to rescue the ship Akademik

(Update: I’ve just been watching the video, again, awesome, but not even close to being powerful enough, no way).

What, the SMH has 2 on board?  I guess they need to protect their agenda too/sarc.

Nicky Phillips and Colin Cosier are travelling on board the Aurora Australis as part of the Australian Antarctic Division’s media program

Taking them off by helicopter will not be an easy task, Pray for cracks in the ice, if your so inclined …

Update: With so many journalists aboard, there’ll be some great footage, if they’re so inclined …

http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/isobaric/1000hPa/orthographic=-123.42,-0.80,302

copy and paste to your browser, Earth wind map interactive …

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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