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FUN FACTS ABOUT ANTARCTICA

8 Sep 2017

A trip to Antarctica is a journey to one of the most fascinating and beautiful places on the planet. It really changes your pers…

Where to see King Penguins in the wild

3 Jun 2016

Penguin watching is immense fun! Found only in the southern hemisphere, penguins are flightless birds that are full of character…

Volume of ice in Antarctica measured

1 May 2014

Scientists have their best measure yet for the amount of ice in Antarctica... measured to contain to contain about 26-and-a-half…

15 Fascinating Facts on Humpback and Minke Whales

28 Jan 2014

Discover how these magnificent animals behave in the icy waters of Antarctica! Cruises to Antarctica provide some of the best op…

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Antarctica Air-Cruises 2014-15 - Save $1000

24 Jan 2014

New 2014/15 dates have been released for the M/V Ocean Nova Air-Cruises - Classic Antarctica, and Polar Circle - Take advantage…

Shokalskiy Breaks Free from Antarctic Ice

8 Jan 2014

After two weeks stuck fast, the M/V Akademik Shokalskiy and Chinese icebreaker Snow Dragon have both managed to break free from …

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Akademik Shokalskiy Rescue Airlift Success

3 Jan 2014

Yesterday's helicopter evacuation of passengers from the ice-stranded Akademik Shokalskiy was a complete success. The crew remai…

M/V Akademik Shokalskiy stuck in ice

25 Dec 2013

The expedition ship Akademik Shokalskiy, carrying tourists and scientists aiming to repeat experiments made during Douglas Mawso…

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South Pole Record 'Warm' August

4 Sep 2013

August 2013 was the warmest on record at the South Pole’s Amundsen-Scott Station. - See more at: http://expeditionsonline.com/ne…

Near Record Sea Ice in Antarctica (again)

28 Aug 2013

The sea ice extent in Antarctica attained a near-record high level of 18.7 million square kilometres in mid-August this year, ac…