Taking pictures and filming on the ice

Picture Galleries

Every season, we publish pictures from Antarctica and we now have quite an archive available. You can follow the life of the Princess Elisabeth Station from its debuts in Brussels until now.

  • Crown Bay: Unloading the Ivan Papanin ship

    in Logistics

    Crown Bay: Unloading the Ivan Papanin ship

    The Russian ice class cargo ship named Ivan Papanin reached its unloading site in Crown Bay on December 21st, 2008. Crown Bay lies roughly 190 km away from Utsteinen and the Princess…

  • Work Outside the Station

    in Building the station

    Work Outside the Station

    This gallery gives us a window into the building going on outside the station: Laying the foundations for the garage annex before it is constructed anddrilling to construct the foundations…

  • Antarctic Birds

    in Science

    Antarctic Birds

    The Antarctic is also filled with birds of all kinds, notably penguins, skuas and petrels. Check out what the expedition photographer, René Robert, was able to catch on film…

  • Seals at the Coast

    in Science

    Seals at the Coast

    A seal colony invited the reconnaissance team to stop for a break along the coast of Crown Bay. Here are a few snapshots from their get-together!

  • Base Camp at Utsteinen

    in Daily Life

    Base Camp at Utsteinen

    Focus on the base camp at Utsteinen, in the Kingdom of the Princess Elisabeth Station. When the expedition members aren't out working around the station (and that's pretty rare), base…

  • Coastal Reconnaissance

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    Coastal Reconnaissance

    Alain Hubert, René Robert, Kristof Soete and René Wagemans were part of the coastal reconnaissance team which left for Breid Bay on November 28th and returned to the…