January 13, 2010 in Pictures
On December 25th, 2009, the Shirase and the Mary Arctica arrived at Crown Bay. With a highly motivated team, the offloading was finished in less than 24 hours.
departure for the coast on December 22nd, 2009.
© International Polar Foundation / René Robert
Arrival at Crown Bay, Japanese base camp.
A Prinoth has just crossed the platform to Crown Bay. In the right corner, the Shirase.
The Shirase at Crown Bay seen from the Japanese helicopter.
One of the modules of the Japanese sledges, a great comfort while on expedition.
The Mary Arctica at the end of the bay.
The arrival of the Mary Arctica at Crown Bay. It's 12:01 am in this photo.
The Mary Arctica soft docking.
Fixing the ice moorings into the sea ice for the ship to anchor.
From loading in Bremerhaven to unloading in Crown Bay, Nighat Amin, head of BELARE logistics, managed for a flawless cargo delivery.
The team will need less than 24 hours to finish offloading the Mary Arctica.
The Prinoths going back and forth attracted the attention of the Adélie penguins.
The containers on the sea ice: a surrealistic view of Antarctic activities.
The Prinoths unloading and moving the containers on the sea ice.
The containers on the sea ice at Crown Bay.
The end of the ice shelf. Antarctica is impressive, isn't it?
Crown Bay iceberg.
Jesko and Kristof repairing the first Prinoth at the base camp.
The base camp with the kitchen module.
The convoy is ready to leave for the Eastern Sør Rondanes.
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