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 origins in Brussels until the present.

  • Team Change at PEA

    in Daily Life, Logistics

    Team Change at PEA

    Better weather returned to Utsteinen, allowing the Basler DC-3 to land, bringing new team members to the station. Among the new faces are scientists and a few IPF staff members.…

  • Weather Sets the Pace

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    Weather Sets the Pace

    Activities carry on at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica in difficult weather conditions. The team now prepares to offload the Mary Arctica at Crown Bay and to welcome the team of German…

  • Storm Locks Team up

    in Daily Life, Infrastructure

    Storm Locks Team up

    For the last few days, weather as been terrible as a storm hit us hard. The Princess Elisabeth team is thus concentrating on important tasks to be carried out inside…

  • Encounters at the Coast

    in Science, Daily Life

    Encounters at the Coast

    Seals and penguins are the iconic animals of Antarctica. When you're spending a few days at the coast for a scientific expedition, you are sure to meet some of them…

  • Glaciology Campaign at the Coast

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    Glaciology Campaign at the Coast

    Follow Dr. Katherine Leonard and the team on their two weeks' campaign at the coast to take ocean depth measurements. Between December 2nd and 8th, the team led by Alain…

  • Loading the Mary Arctica in Zeebrugge

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    Loading the Mary Arctica in Zeebrugge

    On November 19th, the Mary Arctica left Zeebrugge for Antarctica with a stop in Cape Town. The ship was loaded by specialists from the Belgian Army with all the heavy…

  • NIPR Geologists Reach Base Camp

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    NIPR Geologists Reach Base Camp

    With high spirits despite the hard work, the team has guided the geologists from the National Institute of Polar Research to their base camp at Austkampane, where they will stay…

  • BELARE 2011-2012: A New Season Begins

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    BELARE 2011-2012: A New Season Begins

    The dawn of a new season is a bit of a ritual at Princess Elisabeth: removing accumulated snow, checking the air strip, running a few tests before restarting the systems…