Sven Lidstrom reports from the South Pole (90°S): “After flying for 10 hours Kilo Bravo Golf (KBG), a Kenn Borek Twin-Otter, lands at South Pole as the second plane for the season.” Image by Sven Lidstrom courtesy Sven Lidstrom
Subglacial Lake Ellsworth camp. courtesy Subglacial Lake Ellsworth, SOURCE
Christoph Höbenreich: ”The primary goal is to make a stunning documentary about this miraculous wonder world." courtesy Christoph Hobenreich
Queen Maud Land. courtesy Christoph Hobenreich
The QML ski, climb and film team's logo. courtesy Christoph Hobenreich
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(Newsdesk) Ski and climb teams are making their way to the respective gateways to Antarctica; Punta Arenas in Chile with logistic support by ALE/ANI, and Cape Town, South Africa with logistic support by ALCI. Also gathering in Punta Arenas is team of British scientists, engineers and support staff are to drill into an ancient lake buried under 3km of Antarctic ice in search for life and unlock secrets in the lake bed sediments. Subglacial Lake Ellsworth Programme Manager Chris Hill, and part of the team, says in a...