Taking pictures and filming on the ice


Through these small videos, we hope to give you a taste of what it is like to work and live at the Princess Elisabeth Station. We tried to cover a broad range of topics and uploaded parts of our archives to do so. We hope you'll like it.

  • Navigating on Ice and Arrival in Troll

    in Logistics

    Navigating on Ice and Arrival in Troll

    The Ivan Papanin, used to transport the equipment and material needed to build the station, is an Ice-class cargo ship. To reach Antarctica, the ship had to break the ice…

  • Flying Over the Ridge

    in Daily Life

    Flying Over the Ridge

    The ridge upon which the Princess Elisabeth Station is rooted is looking more and more like an ant hill. Construction has been going on for 2 months already, with over 50 people…

  • Life at Utsteinen

    in Daily Life

    Life at Utsteinen

    This 3 minutes video will show you how life went on at Utsteinen from early November until December 2007. You will discover traverses from base camp to coast and back, garages construction,…