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Pictures and Videos

We hope that these videos and picture galleries will give you a feeling of what it is like to live and work in Antarctica. You will also find a lot of material related to the construction of the station.

Latest Pictures

  • Bernard Polet prepares Christmas Dinner. In the next room, you can see a wooden Christmas tree the team made out of recycled wood. - © International Polar Foundation

    Christmas and New Year’s at PEA

    Christmas and New Year's celebrations were more subdued than in previous years with fewer people at the station this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  However, it didn'…

  • The eastern side of the new garage is now protected by a layer of stainless steel plates and equipped with extra solar panels, which produce about 10% more renewable energy for the station. This will help fill energy production gaps late in the afternoon on sunny days. - © International Polar Foundation

    Works at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Station

    Ever since their arrival in late November, the BELARE team has been hard at work on a number of maintenance projects around the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Station. This gallery gives…

  • The BELARE Team poses for a photo in Cape Town prior to departure for Antarctica. The entire team quarantined in Cape Town and took three COVID tests over a period of three weeks - all of which came back negative - before embarking on the flight to Antarctica. - © International Polar Foundation

    First Weeks of 2020-2021 Season

    The 2020-2021 BELARE season is off to a good start, despite the added logistical challenge this year of dealing with the COVID-19 situation. The team - consisting of Expedition Leader…

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