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.

  • Works in Progress

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    Works in Progress

    After the snow had piled up everywhere and wrapped the station in a white blanket, the sun finally came back. The drilling for the anchoring of the satellite antenna can…

  • The new base camp is ready!

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    The new base camp is ready!

    At the time when snow petrels are returning to their nesting sites at Utsteinen, the team faces its first bad weather of the season. The new base camp is ready,…

  • The first tasks of the season

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    The first tasks of the season

    At Utsteinen, the station has been subjected to the harsh Antarctic winter on her own. When the team arrives on November 11th 2009, they can see there will be a lot…

  • Wim Tellier in Antarctica

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    Wim Tellier in Antarctica

    Protect 7-7 is a unique art exhibit which was held on the 7th continent. Wim Tellier, the author, wanted to find a place everyone would recognize to be Antarctica where…

  • Into the Polar Night

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    Into the Polar Night

    Come the month of March, the Antarctic daylight gradually fades into the deep darkness of winter. The station will have to live up to some fearcefull winds and extremely low…

  • Whiteout at Utsteinen

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    Whiteout at Utsteinen

    Until now, we had only had good weather at Utsteinen, which fooled us into thinking that summer in Antarctica wasn't going to be as bad as we had thought. But…

  • Sunday in Utsteinen

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    Sunday in Utsteinen

    Even though it's Sunday, Utsteinen is filled with activity. A convoy of Prinoths braves the last difficulties in hauling the containers from the coast to the station, while a few…

  • Windscoop

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    One of the most beautiful landscape features in Antarctica is the windscoop. This natural feature results from the wind brushing up against the ice and shaping the landscape into a…