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the game is up …

This will charge up the warmies, in their own bible too: http://www.smh.com.au/comment/game-finally-up-for-carboncrats-20140113-30qqo.html Illustration: John Shakespeare. It was promoted as the voyage to study the melting of ice sheets in the South Pole as well as to retrace Douglas Mawson’s perilous … Continue reading

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ill-fated passengers, rescued from pack ice …

Update: Xue Long is still stuck in ice and will wait with the Akademika Sholskiy until they are able to free themselves, whilst the Aurora Australis is returning to Casey to complete tasks already part finished. Members of the failed … Continue reading

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de-icing needed … distress signal

Another delay for Aurora Australis, caused by a mayday from an Antarctic Cruise Liner. Two other vessels with better ice capabilities will get there first, though, Warwick Hughes has the full story here: The Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) is delayed … Continue reading

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