January 25, 2012 in Pictures
Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) are in Crown Bay to do a geophysical survey using their newly equipped Basler plane. As Antarctic Operator, the International Polar Foundation provides them with all logistics required during their mission.
Arrival of the scientists in Crown Bay aboard their fully equipped Basler plane.
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The air strip created for the duration of the mission.
A mobile camp made of containers has been installed in Crown Bay for the German team. Kistof and François are installing a module to connect two containers.
The accommodation container and the kitchen container are now connected!
Illir working on the accommodation container.
The two containers on the left contain the sleeping rooms.
Here is what the interior looks like. A cozy workplace and kitchen for scientists in the field.
Basler plane refueling using the drums bought by the Mary Arctica.
Aerial view of AWI's mobile base camp at the coast.
General view of Crown Bay, with the air strip and the German "container village".
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