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.

  • 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…

  • Glaciology in the Field

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    Glaciology in the Field

    Collaboration with the Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Géophysique de l'Environnement (LGGE) for the Glacioclim project brought the team out into the field to take GPS coordinates, measurements and…

  • Polar Research on its Way to Success

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    Polar Research on its Way to Success

    As the 2010-2011 scientific season comes to an end in Antarctica, scientists at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica (PEA) are celebrating some successes. Follow the scientists from the BELDIVA, HYDRANT, BELATMOS,…

  • Reconnaissance expedition in the Sør Rondanes

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    Reconnaissance expedition in the Sør Rondanes

    The field guides Jacques Richon and Alain Hubert, accompanied by the photographer René Robert embarked on a three-day reconnaissance expedition in a vast unexplored region, some 150 kilometres from the …

  • Polar Research in Full Swing

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    Polar Research in Full Swing

    The international polar research projects being carried out at or in the vicinity of the Princess Elisabeth Station in Antarctica range from geology to microbiology. All of these projects contribute…

  • Meteorite Expedition on the Plateau

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    Meteorite Expedition on the Plateau

    Once the reconnaissance work was completed, the team took Steven Goderis (Free University of Brussels) and Vinciane Debaille (Université Libre de Bruxelles) to their base camp in the field.…