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Antarctic Voyage: The discovery of the Mertz Region - Field Work

Guest Author Feb 26, 2013

Written by Dr Helen Bostock  (Marine Geologist, NIWA). Date: 25/2/2013 Location: 65.507326°E, 143.982206°S Weather: Cloudy and foggy, gentle wind (<20 knots) Sea State: 2-3 m swell Given the issues we are having with accessing the coast due to the sea ice this year, it seems incredible that just over 100 years ago an Australian expedition landed … Read More